THE BRITISH BARBARIANS: A HILL-TOP NOVEL. London: John Lane, Vigo Street. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xxiii [xxiv]  2-202 + 14-page and 16-page publisher's catalogues inserted at rear, original pictorial olive-green cloth, front and rear panels stamped in white, spine panel stamped in gold and white, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. "Grant Allen was a Darwinian. Like Wells, he used the future to mirror the evils of the present, and his THE BRITISH BARBARIANS (1895) presents a scientist from a distant future working as an anthropologist among a savage tribe in an English suburb ..." - Aldiss and Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree, p. 142. "Very good satire." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 59. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-15. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, pp. 90-1. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 36. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 010. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 20. Bleiler (1978), p. 4. Reginald 00194. Wolff 100. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, some soiling to cloth, a very good copy. (#148808).
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