A TIME OF TERROR: THE STORY OF A GREAT REVENGE (A.D., 1910). London: Greening & Co., Ltd., 1906. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8 [9] 10-340, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and white, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel. First edition. The theme of this novel of future revolt of London's poor, unemployed, and criminal elements is legal reform. The near victory of a secret society, the Leaguers of London, over law and order is thwarted at the height of nationwide violence by the outbreak of war between England and Germany and Russia. England is victorious and a patriotic and religious awakening destroys the power of the League. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 304. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 31. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 14. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 137. Not in Negley. Bleiler (1978), p. 75. Reginald 05512. Early owner's signature on front free endpaper. Several mild creases to cloth on rear panel, some foxing to endpapers and edges of text block, a very good copy with bright cover stamping. A nice copy. Uncommon, like most books issued by this publisher. (#149048).

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