(#162901) DAS ERBE DER URANIDEN. ROMAN. Hans Dominik.

DAS ERBE DER URANIDEN. ROMAN. Berlin: Ernst Keils Nachfolger (August Scherl) G.m.b.H., [1928]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-320 [321] [322-324: ads], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained yellow, white ribbon marker. Second printing. The sixth of the fifteen SF novels written by Dominik, arguably the most important German SF writer of the twentieth century. DAS ERBE DER URANIDEN (The Legacy of the Uranids/Uraniden) is a story of the future, including a new world war, nuclear weapons, messages from space in a mathematical language, a space race between the United States and Brazil (Brazil wins, and claims the planet Venus as its territory), and the discovery of what remains of an alien base on Venus (established by the Uranids, extraterrestrials from outside the solar system). Wild stuff for 1928. Fisher, Fantasy and Politics: Visions of the Future in the Weimar Republic, p. 112. Bloch (2002) 762. Nagl, p. 254. Lexikon 2, p. 81. A very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket with some wear and shallow chipping at edges, several tiny spots on front panel, some tanning to spine pane, and dust soiling to rear panel. Copies of this book in jacket are uncommon. (#162901).

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"11. bis 15. Tausend" on title page.