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THE POISON BELT - Doyle, Arthur Conan - 1913. 
Hodder and Stoughton , London, New York, Toronto - Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-viii [1-2] 3-199 [200: blank], sixteen inserted plates with illustrations by Harry Rountree, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold. The second Professor Challenger story. A catastrophe novel in which the earth passes through a region of "poisoned ether." ".one of Doyle's finest stories." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 613. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-32. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 266. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 42. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 71. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1702-04. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. Reginald 04502. Green and Gibson A38a. Previous owners name and date in ink to front free endpaper, scattered foxing throughout, light uniform sunning to spine panel (less than usual) with a few fade spots to front cover, a bright very good copy. Lawrence Solomon book label affixed to front paste-down. No dust jacket. (19970) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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