THE DEATH TRAP. London: Greening & Co., Ltd., 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-312 [note: first leaf is a blank], original brown cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. "An imaginary war with some attempt at realism ... One of the better imaginary war stories ..." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 447. Cole is best known as the author of an important early space opera, THE STRUGGLE FOR EMPIRE: A STORY OF THE YEAR 2236 (1900). Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 173. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 33. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War 1763-1984, p. 235. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 54. Bleiler (1978), p. 46. Reginald 03167. Crease to cloth on front cover, free endpapers tanned, some scattered foxing, but a very good copy that presents well. (#152366).
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