BLACK-WING OF MARS by Vargo Statten [pseudonym].
Price: $40.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: Scion Ltd
Date Published: .
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Binding: Original Wraps
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 308934
First Edition. Octavo, original colour pictorial wrappers. 128 pp. Issued as Scion Scientific Novel number 43899. Minor dust soiling to covers, light rubbing, staples rusting, a few small creases to covers, U.S. distributor stamp on copyright page; a very good copy.
¶ "The first explorers on Mars bring back to Earth samples of everything they find, including living specimens of the last surviving life on Mars, the giant Martian moth, and unwittingly threaten Earth with destruction. Previously published as 'Winged Pestilence' in STAR WEEKLY, 23 May 1953, as by John Russell Fearn." - Harbottle and Holland A129.