DOCTOR HUGUET: A NOVEL. By Edmund Boisgilbert, M.D. (Ignatius Donnelly). Ignatius Donnelly.

DOCTOR HUGUET: A NOVEL. By Edmund Boisgilbert, M.D. (Ignatius Donnelly). Chicago: F. J. Schulte & Company, Publishers, [1891]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7-309 [310-320: blank], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., patterned endpapers printed in pink. First edition. Issued as "The Ariel Library," volume 2, number 6, September 1891 and in cloth, this being one of the latter. Social novel dealing with plight of Southern Blacks. Metempsychosis places liberal Southern White in body of a Black. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-62 and (1981) 1-59. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1759. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 254. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 54. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 71. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 43. Bleiler (1978), p. 62. Reginald 04458. BAL 4817 (not noting this issue, no priority established, with blank leaves at rear and top edge gilt). Wright (III) 1580. Just a touch of rubbing to cloth, a fine copy. Quite a nice copy. (#147772).

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