THE JINGO. George Randolph Chester.
THE JINGO ...

THE JINGO. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1912]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-393 [394], eleven inserted plates with illustrations by F. Vaux Wilson, original decorated blue-gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind. First edition. "Lost race with satirical elements; shipwrecked American lands on island populated by classical Greeks; modern innovations, and complications, ensue. A variant on Twain's Connecticut Yankee, romanticism meets material positivism." - Robert Knowlton. "In a delightful spoof on the lost-race motif, the jingoistic Jimmy Smith, representative of the Eureka Manufacturing Company, brings 'improvements' to the kingdom of Isola in the Antarctic." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-22. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-42; (1981) 1-42; and (1987) 1-22. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 156. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 42. Reginald 02924. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 C-356. Owner's signature and A fine copy. (#137422).

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