KOPHETUA THE THIRTEENTH. Julian Corbett, Stafford.

KOPHETUA THE THIRTEENTH. London: Macmillan & Co., 1889. Octavo, two volumes: pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-237 [238-240: blank]; [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-229 [230: blank], original apple green cloth, front panels stamped in black, spine panels stamped in black and gold, publisher's monogram stamped on rear panels, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Corbett's third novel, a utopian story of a mythical kingdom of Oneiria (dreamland) in North Africa. "Romance of the imaginary Utopian Christian kingdom of Oneiria, founded in Africa by an English knight and which flourished until the end of the eighteenth century." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 58. "Ruritania rather than SF." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 104. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 49. Reginald 03420. Wolff 1439. Tiny ink stain on front cover of volume 1, corner tips lightly bumped, inner hinges strengthened, but a tight, clean, very good copy overall. Very scarce. (#147707).

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