LONGHEAD: THE STORY OF THE FIRST FIRE. Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1913. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-127 [128: blank] [129-135: ads] [136: blank], four inserted plates with illustrations by Charles Livingston Bull, original pictorial light gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, black, brown and dark gray. First edition. Presentation copy signed and dated by Robinson on the recto of the frontispiece. "... episodic novel of a caveman and his mate moving from the use of fire to the first attempts at social organization, art, and religion." - Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-130. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS VIII (1981), 46. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 654. Bleiler (1978), p. 168. Reginald 12287. Cloth lightly rubbed at edges, top edge of endpapers, plates and text block lightly stained, small chip from lower margin of frontispiece, a good, externally attractive copy. (#150868).
"First Impression, July, 1913" on copyright page.