THE GAY REBELLION. New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1913. Octavo, pp. [1-16] 1-299 [300: blank] [301-302: ads] [303-304: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], four inserted plates with illustrations by Edmund Frederick, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind, pictorial paper inlay on front panel with illustration by John Rae. First edition. First printing with code "(1)" on page 299. "This light-hearted spoof of the suffragette movement and the science of eugenics is perhaps most important for the dated attitude it expressed toward women and love..." - Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-38. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 142. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 153. Bleiler (1978), p. 41. Reginald 02812. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 C-252. Hanna, A Mirror for the Nation 653. Early gift inscription on front free endpaper. Cloth lightly frayed at upper spine end, spine panel sunned, a good copy. The rare publisher's sales catalogue (a tiny "shape" book) advertising THE GAY REBELLION is laid in. (#154935).
First printing has code "(1)" on page 299.