IN THE MORNING OF TIME. Charles Roberts.

IN THE MORNING OF TIME. London: Hutchinson & Co., n.d. [1919]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1] 2-319 [320: printer's imprint], eight inserted plates with illustrations by F. Gardner and others, title page printed in red and black, original gray-green cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. A series of linked stories originally published in COSMOPOLITAN in 1914-1915 and first published in book form by Hutchinson in 1919. "A prehistoric romance narrating the adventures of Grom and his tribe, the People of the Caves ... considered [by Roberts] to be his finest prose work." - Colombo, et al, Cdn SF & F: A Bibliography of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy, p. 10. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 46 (misdating the book 1899). Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 650. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 183. Bleiler (1978), p. 167 (misdating the book 1899). Reginald 12263. Cloth lightly rubbed at edges, gold stamping on spine panel dull, a very good copy. (#147164).

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