This Creeping Evil.

By: 'Sea-Lion',

Price: £75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Grading: Page edges a little browned, free endpapers part-browned, else a fine copy (bright red boards with black lettering) in a VG dustjacket with spine edge wear and one small (2cm) closed tear, and fading to top (white) part of the spine panel.


One of two sf novels written by UK naval officer Geoffrey Martin Bennett using the 'Sea-Lion' pseudonym. Apart from a later Arrow paperback in 1963 this is the only edition of this novel. Both are very uncommon.

''pseudonym of UK naval officer and author Geoffrey Martin Bennett (1909-1983), whose two sf novels both deal with menaces at sea: The Invisible Ships (1950) indeed features invisible ships and THIS CREEPING EVIL (1950) features sea monsters and a threat to the UK'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition).

Title: This Creeping Evil.

Author Name: 'Sea-Lion',

Categories: Other,

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.: London.: 1950.

Grading: Page edges a little browned, free endpapers part-browned, else a fine copy (bright red boards with black lettering) in a VG dustjacket with spine edge wear and one small (2cm) closed tear, and fading to top (white) part of the spine panel.

Seller ID: 45006