(#74952) THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME. Ra Cummings.

THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-351 [352-358: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Travel by time machine to earth's far future. "THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME completes the trilogy of my tales of Matter, Space, and Time [THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM and "The Fire People" dealing with the first two matters, respectively]." - Ray Cummings (from foreword to a later appearance in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-24. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 516. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 226. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Sargent, American and British Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 185. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p.54. Reginald 03693. Touch of rubbing to bottom edge of cover and some dust soiling to top edge of text block, but a fine copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing a superb color painting by Allen St. John on the front panel) with light edge wear, a bit of toning and fading to spine panel, dust soiling to rear panel, and price clipped from top edge of front flap. A nice example of the jacket overall, with especially bright front panel that reproduces one of St. John's finest SF paintings. Book label of science fiction writer and literary agent Otis Adelbert Kline affixed to front free endpaper. (#74952).

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