THE REALM OF LIGHT. Boston: Reid Publishing Company. London: Arthur F. Bird, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-430, original pictorial maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Utopian lost race novel. The "Zoeians," inhabitants of a secret African country, have discovered the secrets of solar power and immortality and are evolving into a higher form of mankind. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1062. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 406. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 107. Rooney, Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917, p. 190. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 144. Bleiler (1978), p. 95. Reginald 06911. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 H-367. Endpapers and edges of text block a bit tanned, a tight, very good copy with clean and bright cover. (#109930).
"Published September, 1908" on copyright page.