With the Night Mail: A Story of 2000 A.D. Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Frank X. Leyendecker and Henry Reuterdahl, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1909.
“A Planet liner, east bound, heaves up in a superb spiral and takes the air of us humming. Her underbody colloid is open and her transporter-slings hang down like tentacles. We shut off our beam as she adjusts herself—steering to a hair—over the tramp’s conning-tower.”