MAZA OF THE MOON. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-341 [342: blank], original decorated orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. The author's second book. A rousing space opera, first published as a four-part serial in Argosy, 21 December 1929 - 11 January 1930, in which earth is threatened with destruction by the inhabitants of the moon. "Interplanetary war and the Yellow Peril... Astonishing that Argosy would print this." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1240. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 470. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 129. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 115. Reginald 08316. Several small, very faint stains to top and fore-edge of text block, a bright, nearly fine copy in soiled and chipped pictorial dust jacket. (#85886).
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