First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original red cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth and gilt bright. The contents, with some foxing to the prelims and closed text block edge are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the very good rubbed and nicked dustwrapper that has several short closed tears and small chips to the extremities and a tear with loss to the middle of the spine. The colour illustration to the front panel and spine (credited to 'MSE') remains bright and clean. Not price-clipped (priced 7/6 net to the spine).

Inscribed by the author in black ink to the half title, "To Mr H. G. Brown / with sincere regards from the author / John Easton / January 1930". An uncommon science fiction, murder mystery surrounding a huge isolated monastery in Tibet and a drug that enables the user to see into the future. (Hubin; Locke: A Spectrum of Fantasy).

Stock code: 25492


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London: Putnam.


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