THE WORLD GOES SMASH. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. Octavo, pp. [1-6]  2-286, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Novel of the future in which a Mafia-like syndicate of criminals takes control of the United States and a devastating civil war follows. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-4. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 006. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 18. Bleiler (1978), p. 2. Reginald 00052. Hanna, A Mirror for the Nation 31. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with light wear at edges. A nice copy; uncommon in this condition. (#103523).
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