126. The Pirates of the Sky, A Tale of Modern Adventure. Chicago: Rand McNally and Co, (1915).
First Edition. Scarce Bleiler listed fantasy novel of "Sky Pirates". "To amass a fund for the financing of a 'Cause' a cultured foreign exile becomes the leader of a band of sky pirates. In seemingly invincible aerial craft they are the terror of the Untied States. Attacks are made upon cities rich in loot; fair maidens are kidnapped. A newspaper owner secures the services of a famous aviator and an intrepid reporter to trace the pirates to their stronghold and there do battle with them." Near Fine, bright cover art, innocuous previous owner stamp exhorting borrowers to return book after 5 days at front endpaper and front pastedown, in the very scarce dustjacket lacking most of the top half of the spine, paper tape at verso at lower spine and top edge. Item #20451