THE JUSTICE OF REVENGE. George Griffith, George Chetwynd Griffith-Jones.

THE JUSTICE OF REVENGE. London: F. V. White & Co., 1901. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-303 [304: printer's imprint] [1] 2-7: ads [8: blank], original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, bottom edge rough-trimmed. First edition. Daughter of a scientist who dies while imprisoned for anarchist activities seeks revenge on society. Marginal science fiction novel with use of powerful explosives and synthetic poisons. Thematically similar to Thomas Mullett Ellis' ZALMA (1897). Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 53. Reginald 06375. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Hubin (1994), p. 355. A bit of mild foxing to edges of text block, a near fine, bright copy. An uncommon book rarely found in superior condition. (#149867).

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