MOONBLIGHT AND SIX FEET OF ROMANCE. Trenton, New Jersey: Albert Brandt: Publisher, 1904. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-xxiii [xxiv] xxv-xxxi [xxxii] 17-238 [239-240: blank] [241-247: ads] [248: blank], illustrations by Dan Beard, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in brown black and gold, spine panel stamped in black and gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. New edition. A reform novel, first published in 1892. This edition has textual revisions, a new preface and appendix by Beard, and an introduction by Louis F. Post. "Peripheral to the utopian tradition. A reformer is able to improve life in a mining area because he csn see through externals to the true character of men. Since he sees, 'with the eye of faith,' things as they really are, he can accomplish what others cannot." - Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 10. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature 1516-1975, p. 46. See Kopp 736 (citing the 1892 edition). Bleiler (1948), p. 43. Reginald 00981. Some insect tracking to cloth, a bit of tanning to endpapers, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and upper corner tips, tanning to spine panel, and some general dust soiling. Very scarce in jacket. (#147668).
"February" on copyright page.