THE SIGN AT SIX. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1912]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-264 [265] [266: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], six inserted plates with illustrations by M. Leone Bracker, original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind. First edition. Protagonist thwarts "mad" scientist who has developed a method for cutting off light, sound, and heat waves and threatens to use this knowledge to take control of New York City. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-175; (1981) 1-181; (1987) 1-108; and (1995) 1-108. Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Early Years 2372. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 809. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 230. Bleiler (1978), p. 207. Reginald 15246. Hubin (1994), p. 858. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 W-509. Neat early owner's signature dated Christmas 1912 on front free endpaper. A bright, fine copy. A lovely copy. (#96059).

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