THE FALL OF A NATION: A SEQUEL TO THE BIRTH OF A NATION. New York, London: D. Appleton and Company, 1916. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-361  [363-366: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], six inserted plates with illustrations by Charles Wrenn, original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. First printing with code "(1)" on page , first binding (red cloth with "Appletons" at base of spine panel). An interesting treatment of the invasion of America by a foreign power motif by the author of THE CLANSMAN and THE BIRTH OF A NATION. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-60 and (1981) 1-57. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 589. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 251. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 45. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 70. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 158. Bleiler (1978), p. 62. Reginald 04432. Spine panel faded, two partial hairline cracks along inner front hinge, owner's ink stamp on front free endpaper, edges of text block dusty (mostly top edge), a very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket with wear at head and tail of spine panel and corners, small external tape mend at lower front spine fold, and damp staining to rear panel. The front panel is attractive. (#111390).
First printing has code "(1)" on page , first binding is red cloth with "Appletons" at base of spine panel.