THE IRON STAR. John Taine, Eric Temple Bell.

THE IRON STAR. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [1930]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] [1-2] 3-357 [358-360: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Of 2000 copies printed, this is one of 750 in the second binding. Signed on the title page by Bell as Bell and "Taine." Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-106; (1987) 2-117; and (1995) 2-125. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2155. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 743. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 210. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 13966. Narrow strip of mild tanning along gutter margins of free endpapers, else a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (designed by Julie Brown) printed on pink paper with shallow loss at spine ends and corner tips. A nice example of the jacket which is rarely seen in decent condition. Signed copies of this book are uncommon. (#163196).

Price: $750.00

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