6,000 TONS OF GOLD. Meadville, Pa: Flood and Vincent / The Chautauqua-Century Press, 1894. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5  7-349 [350: blank] [351-352: ads], original decorated light green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and dark green. First edition. Over supply of gold causes world crisis. Elements of super science; ship powered by liquid carbonic gas, etc. "Satirizes the American financial system and the easy-money utopian reformers." - Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, p. 196. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, p. 63. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 140. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 40. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 49. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 56. Bleiler (1978), p. 41. Reginald 02800. Wright (III) 959. Old gift inscription on front paste-down. Cloth dust soiled, four small stains on front cover, a good copy. (#111467).
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