LAST MEN IN LONDON. Boston: Gregg Press, 1976. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition, first printing. Text offset from that of the 1932 Methuen edition. New introduction by Curtis C. Smith and Harvey J. Satty. Stapledon's elusive second novel, intended to complement his Last and First Men (1930). With its unique perspective and autobiographical focus, Last Men in London is one of Stapledon's most powerful and personal novels. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-57. See Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-98; (1987) 2-109 and (1995) 2-119. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 719. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 62. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1152. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 151. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 205. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 196. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 203-06. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 185. Reginald 13556. Satty and Smith A4.1.3. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#106336).

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