VÖLKER EUROPAS ...! DER KRIEG DER ZUKUNFT. Von * * * [pseudonym]. Carl Bleibtreu.

VÖLKER EUROPAS ...! DER KRIEG DER ZUKUNFT. Von * * * [pseudonym]. Berlin: Verlag von Rich. Bong, [1906]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-662, four inserted maps, rebound in red cloth with the front panel of the original wrappers pasted to the front cover. First edition. A very detailed future war novel which ends in the concentration of Vereiniten States of Europe. Carl Bleibtreu (1859-1928), a German journalist and novelist, began writing fiction as a belated Romantic. He later devised the form in which he was most successful -- novels with large-scale battle descriptions (Carl was the son of George Bleibtreu, a noted combat artist). Ultimately he discarded the fiction and wrote straightforward accounts of battles -- of Waterloo and many others. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763-3749 (1992), p. 232. Lexikon 1, pp. 45-6. Bloch (2002) 443. Not in Nagl. Rebound, sheets a bit trimmed, else a fine copy. (#133207).

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"Erstes bis fünfzehntes Tausend" on title page.