DescriptionGarrett P. Serviss. The Moon Metal. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1900.
First edition. Small octavo. 163 pages.
Publisher's blue cloth covers with the front cover intricately decorated with an art nouveau theme in silver, gold and cream. Front cover and spine lettered in cream. Some chipping to the illustration and lettering on the front cover and spine, corners and edges slightly bumped. Altogether a very good copy.
An astronomer and early science fiction writer, Serviss (1851 - 1929) was dedicated to popularizing astronomy, focusing eight of his fifteen books on that subject alone.
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