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The Poison Belt

by DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Condition: VG+/No Jacket


NY: Hodder & Stoughton / George H. Doran, 1913. The true first U.S. edition of this non Sherlock Holmes title. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold. This is a Professor Challenger novel. Previous owner's neat bookplate affixed to front pastedown. A very nice copy considering it is now a century old. Overall, a tight clean copy of this scarce first. 252 pp. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Poison Belt follows on from The Lost World, but this time Professor Challenger trades the jungle setting for a room in his own house. Edward Malone, Lord John Roxton, and Professor Summerlee arrive at the Professor's home, each with a tank of oxygen - the result of receiving a puzzling behest from Challenger via telegraph. Challenger and his wife usher them into a sealed room - in his research the Professor has predicted that a poisonous ether belt is about to reach the earth and quite likely cause the end of the humanity.


  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 4999593
  • Title: The Poison Belt
  • Author: DOYLE, Arthur Conan
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - VG+
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton / George H. Doran
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1913
  • Bookseller catalogs: Addbooks43;

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