THE COMING OF THE KING. Philadelphia: Press of J. B. Lippincott Company, 1897. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-174 [175-176: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. A collection of eight stories dedicated to fellow writer Edgar Fawcett. Includes "The Judgment Day in the Moon," a romance set in the past on the Moon which is rapidly losing its atmosphere and the few human survivors are preparing to flee to the Earth in a spaceship. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1433. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 149. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V-460. Wright (III) 3593. Cloth a bit dusty, lower front corner tip bumped, a very good copy. (#149001).
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