THE OUTLAWS OF THE AIR. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1898. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-viii  2-376, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Raymond Potter, three inserted plates and other illustrations in text by Edwin S. Hope, original pictorial brown cloth, front panel stamped in blue, orange and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First (?) Colonial edition with "Hutchinson's Colonial Library" at head of title. First published in 1895 by Tower Publishing Company Limited. "Aerial future warfare and the setting up of a utopian colony in the Pacific; really a repeat performance of THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION" - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 98. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 931. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 230. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 76. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 106. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 48-9. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 61. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06382. Hubin (1994), p. 355. Binding a bit rubbed at edges, endpapers tanned, text block shaken, still a sound, good reading copy. (#142011).
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