VISIONS. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1905. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xi [xii] [1-2] 3-299  [301-308: ads], title page and section title page vignettes (by "J.W.") printed in orange, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. Second printing. Collects ten stories, mostly religious fantasies, three of which ("The Lonely God," "A Lost Soul" and The Garden of God") appeared earlier in A BOOK OF STRANGE SINS (London: Ward, Lock & Bowden, 1893). Includes "A World Without a Child," a tale of the future in which there are "no children born. Death of religion. World concerned only with variety and pleasure." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 134-5. A revised edition was published in 1921 as VISIONS OLD AND NEW. Bleiler (1978), p. 113. Reginald 08199. Shelf wear to cloth, but a good, sound copy. (#138732).
"First Edition, October, 1905. / Second Edition, November, 1905" on copyright page