(#142031) BANZAI! Ferdinand H. Grautoff, "Parabellum."

BANZAI! Leipzig: Theodor Weicher, Publisher. New York: The Baker & Taylor Co., Sales Agents, [1909]. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-ix] x-xi [xii] 1-320, inserted map and two plates with illustrations by R. Mencl, original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. First published in German in 1908. A late but interesting treatment of the "yellow peril" motif. The Japanese gain supremacy in the Pacific and invade the United States. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-136. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1750. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 618. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 37. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992) , p. 233. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 173. Bleiler (1978), p. 154. Reginald 06253. Mild fading to spine panel, corner tips lightly bumped, two cloth bubbles on rear panel, a very good copy. (#142031).

Price: $100.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"Published, January, 1909" on copyright page.