FUTURE PERFECT: AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. New York: Oxford University Press, 1966. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-xiii [xiv] [1-2] 3-402, cloth. First edition. Collection of nineteenth century American science fiction with extensive critical commentary by editor Franklin providing a perceptive and provocative study of science fiction by American literary figures of the period. "...one of the most influential of SF anthologies, in drawing attention to the sheer volume of 19th century SF." - Clute and Nicholls (editors), The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1993), p. 450. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 1-36 and 13-24; (1995) 1-36. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with tiny stain at lower spine end. (#115102).
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