MAC MILFORDS REISEN IM UNIVERSUM. VON DER TERRA ZUR LUNA ODER UNTER DEN SELENITEN. ASTRONOMISCHE ERZAHLUNG. Papiermuhle b. Roda S.-A. A. Weller & Co., 1902. Large octavo, pp. [1-4]  2  4-239 [240: printer's imprint], 60 illustrations by Fritz Brandel (including eleven full-page illustrations on inserted plates, ten of which are in color), original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in green, black, white and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. The first book in the publisher's popular "Kollection Kosmos," a dime-novel type series (1902-1903) describing Mac Milford's "voyages into the universe." Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 486. Kretzmann, The Pre-War German Utopian Novel (1890-1914), Ph.D. diss., Brown University, May, 1936, p. 212. Lexikon 1, p. 131. Bloch (2002) 1522. Nagl, p. 247. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a bright, very good plus to near fine copy. A stunning production and rare. (#147115).
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