THE CRYSTAL HORDE. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1952. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 300 numbered copies signed by Bell. "Originally published in AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY (1930) as 'White Lily,' under which title it was once reprinted, this is an extravagant scientific romance involving crystalline life and social strife in the Far East, with the kind of cataclysmic conclusion that Taine loved." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-124. A fine copy in fine dust jacket (designed by Hannes Bok) with a bit of smudging of black ink on rear panel. (#163657).
First edition so stated on copyright page.