(#152084) THE WONDERS OF MOUSELAND. Edward Earle Childs.

THE WONDERS OF MOUSELAND. New York, London, Montreal: The Abbey Press Publishers, [1901]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-268 [269-274: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], title page printed in red and black, original pictorial gray cloth, front panel stamped in black, red and yellow, spine panel stamped in black, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Narrator shipwrecked in the Pacific is discovered by a race of intelligent mice whose civilization is based upon information gathered from secret expeditions to lands inhabited by men. Marginally utopian, mostly satire: not a children's book. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 161. Bleiler (1978) p. 43. Reginald 02947. 1902 Christmas gift inscription on front paste-down. Spine panel a bit darkened, some dust soiling and light stains to cloth, endpapers a bit tanned, still a very good copy of a scarce book. (#152084).

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