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THE GREATEST ADVENTURE
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.,. [1929]. original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed.. A fine copy in bright, nearly fine pictorial dust jacket (designed by. Jack Perkins), with light rubbing to edges and light vertical crease. to spine panel. A quite superior example of this attractive, scarce. jacket. Signed or inscribed copies of Bell's early SF books are. uncommon, and this is a very nice example. (#147298). First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by Bell (signed as "John Taine") to Mrs. Arthur G. Archer dated 1 June 1955 on the half title page. Apparently one of Bell's personal file copies with "E. T. Bell / 30 Jan. 1929 / Pasadena, California" in his hand above his inscription to Archer. "Generally considered one of John Taine's better novels." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2154. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1116. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 741. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 13964.
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