EIN FLUG AUF DEN MARSPLANETEN UND EINE REISE UM DEN MARS. DIE WUNDERWELT UND DAS LEBEN AUF DEM MARSPLANETEN ... MIT EINEM ANHANG: DER WELTKRIEG AUF DEM MARS UND SEINE FRIEDENSERGEBNISSE. Berlin: Freia-Verlag, 1918. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-99 , early marbled boards with brown cloth shelf back, a facsimile of the printed front wrapper of the original paper binding is affixed to the front panel. First edition. A journey to Mars where Martians, after experiencing a conflagration similar to Earth's first world war, have established a sophisticated society devoted to eternal peace and harmony. In 100 JAHRE DEUTSCHEE ZUKUNFT. EIN KURZER PHANTASTISCH-HISTORISCHER RUCKBLICK AUS DEM JAHR 2021 (1913), Heinrichka's earlier book depicting an imaginary future, Germany defeats England in a war and extracts severe reparations, while here, after Germany's defeat in a real war, he warns that a harsh treaty would be unfair to the morally superior Germans who were not the "real" instigators of the war. Fisher, Fantasy and Politics: Visions of the Future in the Weimar Republic, p. 105. Lexikon 1, pp. 114-5. Bloch (2002) 1435. Not in Nagl. A very good copy. (#152259).
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