SKETCHES OF THE FUTURE. London: John Macqueen, 1898. Small octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-128 [129-132: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank], original flexible red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Collection of short sketches including four set in the future. "Ludicrous events turning, for example, on women ministers and children's strike making for a topsy-turvy world." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 73. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 905. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 24. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Reginald 24176. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). A very good copy of a fragile book. (#151766).
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