Signs & Wonders

Signs & Wonders

Waltham Saint Lawrence, Eng. Golden Cockerel Press, 1921. "The Third book printed at the Golden Cockerel Press . . . This edition of 1500 copies finished on the 15th. of June 1921." 151 p.; 20 cm. Original publisher's cream paper-covered boards with orange spine and cover titles and cockeral on front cover. Former owner's inscription on front free endpaper: "Doris Richardson 23 July 1921." Contents: Prologue: The appearance of man. -- Signs and wonders. -- The cage. -- Enlargement. -- The perfect smile. -- The hidden beast. -- The barrage. -- The introvert. -- The barrier. -- The convert. -- A negligible experiment. -- The miracle. -- Young Strickland's career. -- A difference of temperament. -- Reference wanted. -- As the crow flies. -- The night of creation. Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction, 153; Bleiler, Science-Fiction: Early Years, 185; Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, 107-8. In Good+ Condition: cover soiled; spine darkened; edges rubbed; ends of spine creased, with small loss of paper at head of spine; slightly cocked; hinges tender; front free endpaper darkened; otherwise pages are clean and tight. The third book produced by the Golden Cockerel Press, acquired by the owner eight days after the end of the print run. Good +. Item #001170

Price: $45.00