A MAN AND HIS SOUL: AN OCCULT ROMANCE OF WASHINGTON LIFE. New York: Charles B. Reed, Publisher, 1894. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-255 [256: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Frank O. Smith, original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, and rear panel stamped in blind, marbled endpapers printed in orange. First edition. "Science-fantasy novel of the occult, of adepts with the usual range of super powers, visions of ideal states of the future; the whole related to Washington politics as it is and as it should be." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 61. "Detailed eutopia. Stress on training for public life." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1978, p. 102. Part of Reed's "White Cross Literature" series. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 48. Reginald 03554. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III)1294. Early owner's name, address and date in pencil on front flyleaf. Front free endpaper separated at gutter margin, else a fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with some chipping to spine panel, mostly upper spine end. Uncommon in jacket. (#149915).
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