The Iron Pirate: A Plain Tale of Strange Happenings on the Sea
Pemberton, Max , Gordon Browne(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Cassell Publishing Co
Date Published: 
Edition: First American edition
Book Id: 39423
298; pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Sea green cloth over boards with decorative gilt lettering and adornments in gilt and black on the spine and front cover. Sixteen pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Illustrations by Gordon Browne. Very good. Bumped and rubbed at the extremities. There is a previous owner's ink stamp on the front pastedown. The pages are tanned. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endpaper. Bleiler CFL. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the U.K.
A novel involving a criminal terrorist organization headed by Captain Black and with an advanced warship. Black's enemies are killed, frozen and displayed in a Greenland cavern.