OLGA ROMANOFF OR THE SYREN OF THE SKIES. A SEQUEL TO "THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION" George Griffith, George Chetwynd Griffith-Jones.
OLGA ROMANOFF OR THE SYREN OF THE SKIES. A SEQUEL TO "THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION" ...

OLGA ROMANOFF OR THE SYREN OF THE SKIES. A SEQUEL TO "THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION" London: Tower Publishing Company Limited, 1894. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [1] 2-377 [378-380: ads], errata slip pasted in between pages [viii] and [1], inserted frontispiece with illustration by Edwin S. Hope, original pictorial gold moiré-patterned cloth with , front panel stamped in dark blue and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition, first issue with recto of title leaf dated 1894 and no inserted illustrations by Fred T. Jane. Terrorists wage war against a socialist utopia in the twenty-first century. "A sequel to [THE] ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION set some hundreds of years later -- superscientific warfare, communication from Martians and world devastation by a comet. Probably Griffith's best book." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 98. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-85; (1981) 1-85; (1987) 1-42; (1995) 1-42; and (2004) II-465. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, p. 76. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 930. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 369. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 20. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 229. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 76. Locke, Voyages in Space 93. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 47-8. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 57. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06381. Small early private owner's name stamped on front paste-down, old bookseller's ticket on rear endpaper. Light rubbing to corner tips and spine ends, an area of very faint fading to rear cover, a nearly fine copy and quite uncommon in this condition. (#143268).

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