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Titre : STATION X.
Éditeur : J. B. Lippincott Company n.d. ., Philadelphia & London
Date d'édition : 1919
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-317 [318-320: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. A science fiction thriller in which a psychic invasion by Lunarians who have seized Mars is repelled by an Earth-Venus alliance. "World peril and imaginary war against the background of Marconi's experiments and 'The Crystal Egg' by H. G. Wells." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2402. "Important as an early alien invasion, the narrative's weakness lies in its reliance upon psychic possession and warfare in terms of traditional naval weapons." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 821. The novel was reprinted in Gernsback's AMAZING STORIES as a three-part serial in 1926. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-123; (1987) 2-136; (1995) 2-146; and (2004) II-1277. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 48. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 234. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 210. Reginald 15501. Private owner's bookplate on front paste-down. A bright, fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with shelf wear shallow fraying at edges, some general dust soiling, and internal mends, mostly along top and bottom edges. An attractive example of a very scarce jacket. (#130790). N° de réf. du libraire 130790
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