Title A BID FOR FORTUNE
Book Condition A nice, solid, very good copy with the covers exhibiting some darkening and soiling--especially to the spine--rubbing to top edge color, and light edgewear--especially at the spine ends; no dust jacket.
Edition First U.S. edition. Appleton's Town and Country Library #179.
Publisher New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895.
Seller ID 39989.00
US book debut for the Australian author's arch-villainous Dr. Nikola, who appeared first in an eight-part sequel in Windsor Magazine in 1895 and then in an 1895 collection from Ward, issued with the subtitle, "Dr. Nikola's Vendetta." Filmed in 1917.
Mystery. Science Fiction/Fantasy. Books into Film.