The Immortals

By: Scarborough, Harold E.

Price: $350.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[spine a little turned, tiny stain on front cover, minor soiling to bottom page edges, vintage price sticker (from the famous San Francisco department store The White House) on rear pastedown; jacket moderately worn, with various small tears and chips, small piece missing from top right-hand corner of front panel, a little paper loss at base of spine Novel dealing with a Russian biologist/inventor who's working, with the financial backing of a wealthy industrialist, to develop a secret elixir of immortality, and who, "having astounded the world by apparently proving his claims, gets as far as actually inoculating a Member of Parliament, a famous actress, and a 'pussyfoot' agent with his discovery." ("Pussyfoot" in this instance being a British slang term for teetotaler or prohibitionist.) The second of only two novels by this author, primarily a newspaperman who was for some years the chief European correspondent for the N.Y. Herald Tribune; he wrote one additional book, "England Muddles Through," published in 1932, and met an untimely end at the age of 38 in 1935, when he fell overboard from an ocean liner off Southampton, England.

Title: The Immortals

Author: Scarborough, Harold E.

Illustrator: Illustrated by (dj) C. Morse

Categories: Fiction: Vintage,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj

Seller ID: 19292

Keywords: Rejuvenation Scientists Inventors Longevity