The Maracot Deep
and other stories.London: John Murray, 1929 Stock Code: 47172
NotesFirst edition, first impression. The Goldstone copy with his bookplate to the front pastedown. "Four stories: "The Maracot Deep" (short science fiction novel) of the discovery of the ruins of Atlantis, together with some survivors, on the ocean bed); "The Disintegration Machine" and "When the World Screamed" (two Professor Challenger science fiction stories) and "The Story of Spedegue's Dropper" (a tall cricket story)" (Locke).
Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to front board and spine gilt. With the dust jacket.
An excellent copy in the rubbed and frayed dust jacket rather faded at the spine and with a couple of pieces of internal repair.
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