THE RESOLUTE MR. PANSY: AN ELECTRICAL STORY FOR BOYS. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1897. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-206 [207-208: ads] flyleaves at front and rear, six inserted plates with illustrations by Victor A. Searles, original pictorial red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. Boys' adventure story utilizing various electrical inventions. Trowbridge (1843-1923), a professor of physics at Harvard for forty years, wrote several adventure novels for young readers utilizing various electrical inventions, including THE ELECTRICAL BOY (1891), THREE BOYS ON AN ELECTRICAL BOAT (1894) and THE RESOLUTE MR. PANSY: AN ELECTRICAL STORY FOR BOYS (1897). Day, The Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, p. 87. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Spine panel a bit darkened, else a bright, nearly fine copy. (#105220).
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