THE MAN WHO STOLE THE EARTH. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1909. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 9-382 [383-384: blank] [note: first leaf blank save for small signature mark "a" at bottom recto; last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece with color illustration by Arch Webb, title page printed in red and black, original red cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, pictorial paper inlay (reproducing the color frontispiece) affixed to front cover. First edition. Advanced airship is used to dominate the earth and eventually to establish universal peace. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-539. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1119. Clarke, Tale of the Future, p. 34. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 115. Bleiler (1978), p. 102. Reginald 07368. Some foxing to endpapers and fore and bottom edges of text block, a very good copy. Externally quite a bright, clean copy. This British edition is uncommon, especially in nice condition. (#152478).
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