THE BRITISH BARBARIANS: A HILL-TOP NOVEL. New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 1  3-281 [282: blank] [283: ads] [284: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated light green cloth, front and spine panels stamped dark green. First U.S. edition. "Grant Allen was a Darwinian. Like Wells, he used the future to mirror the evils of the present, and his THE BRITISH BARBARIANS (1895) presents a scientist from a distant future working as an anthropologist among a savage tribe in an English suburb ..." - Aldiss and Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree, p. 142. "Very good satire." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 59. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-15. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, pp. 90-1. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 36. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 010. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 20. Bleiler (1978), p. 4. Reginald 00194. Wolff 100. Inner front hinge partially cracked but still holding tight, a bit of mild foxing to cloth, else a nearly fine copy with clean, bright binding. (#151794).
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