THE R-MASTER. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, . Octavo, printed blue wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. A twenty-first century welfare dystopia where by the World Economic Council which supplies the basic needs of every individual as well as Reninase-17, an intelligence-stimulating drug which, in some cases, turns humans into mindless vegetables, in fewer cases into a super-genius: an R-Master. The WEC has created, not a utopia, but a perpetual prison for Mankind. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 348-9. A fine copy. An uncommon proof. (#110739).