Gawain Edwards

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porthole n. 1931 ‘G. Edwards’ Return from Jupiter in Wonder Stories Mar. 1062/2 It was a space-car, long, swift, gleaming in the pale light of the distant sun like a cartridge of stainless steel. On either side was a row of round portholes through which the occupants could look out into space.
space navigator n. 1930 ‘G. Edwards’ Rescue from Jupiter in Wonder Stories Feb. 778/1 He called the explorers in, the mechanics and engineers, the space-navigators and the rocket-experts.
Tellurian n. 1930 ‘G. Edwards’ in Science Wonder Stories Feb. 787/1 There is a mystery in Tellus which has not been solved. I cannot reconcile the disappearance of all its water and its race of men as well, with the legend preserved in our family that, not so very long ago, Tellurians visited us, staying beneath this very roof as guests. Why did the Earth-race die out so quickly?
Tellurian adj. 1930 ‘G. Edwards’ in Sci. Wonder Stories Feb. 778/1 I spread my wings and brought it here to you, as swiftly as I could pass through the Tellurian air.
Tellus n. 1930 ‘G. Edwards’ in Science Wonder Stories Feb. 787/1 There is a mystery in Tellus which has not been solved. I cannot reconcile the disappearance of all its water and its race of men as well, with the legend preserved in our family that, not so very long ago, Tellurians visited us, staying beneath this very roof as guests. Why did the Earth-race die out so quickly?
Tellus n. 1930 ‘G. Edwards’ in Science Wonder Stories Feb. 775/1 When the first explorers from the planet Jupiter, which they called Pleida reached the planet Tellus (which its former inhabitants had called Earth) they found there little to recommend it.