THE MARACOT DEEP AND OTHER STORIES. London: John Murray, [1929]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-310 [311-320: ads], original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. 7970 copies printed. Collects the title novella, "The Story of Spedegues's Dropper," and two Professor Challenger stories, "The Disintegration Machine" and "When the World Screamed." Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-68; (1981) 2-24; (1987) 2-28; and (1995) 2-33. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 618. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 265. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 71. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. Reginald 04498. Green and Gibson A47a. Neat owner's name on front free endpaper, a fine copy in very good, quite attractive four-color pictorial dust wrapper that is a bit dusty, mostly spine and rear panels, has a touch of shelf wear at edges, mainly head and tail of spine panel and corners, and a crease to front panel (pressure wrinkle during printing). Scarce in dust jacket. Publisher's illustrated leaflet announcing the book is laid in. (#21923).

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"First Edition . . . 1929" on copyright page.