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[FORBES, Alexander].

The Radio Gunner.

[A Fable of the Navy].

Stock Code
101418
Boston & New York, Houghton Miffling Company, 1924
£280

An exceptional first edition of this intriguing work of science fiction, categorised by Bleiler under 'imaginary wars and inventions' (the work anticipates a 'second world war' and the importance of communications technology, including the coding, decoding, transmission & interception of messages). Alexander Forbes was a Harvard physiologist who contributed considerably to the fields of physiology and neuroscience in the 20th century.

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Description

First edition, first printing; 8vo; 4 plates by Heman Fay, Jr.; original blue cloth titled in red, an excellent, sharp copy, in the original pictorial dust-jacket, in remarkable condition.

Bibliography

Bleiler p.75

Stock ID:101418

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