THE DUMB GODS SPEAK
Edition: First Canadian issue
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1937. Blue cloth stamped in light blue. (xii), 304,  pp. Light yellowing to text paper; soft bruise to upper outer corner of about half the text; a bright, very nearly fine copy otherwise, no owner names. In t he scarce dust jacket (art by Bip Pares) - white spine is browned with chips at foot; nicks and tiny chips at head; panels have short creased tears; light rubbing to flap folds; yellowing to rear panel; VG otherwise, the pictorial front panel bright, flap price intact. A future (1947) war novel - the Japanese attempt to capture the Philippines but a single US ship knocks out the entire Japanese fleet with the aid of a whiz-bang weapon. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 72. Clarke, Voices P rophesying War (1992), p. 241. Bleiler (1978), p. 151. Reginald 11011.