THE NEW PLEASURE. John Gloag.

THE NEW PLEASURE. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., [1933]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii-x] xi [xii] 13-304 [305-307: reviews of Gloag's To-morrow's Yesterday] [308: publisher's colophon], original light green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Gloag's second novel. "The invention of a euphoric drug that stimulates the sense of smell allows people to realize that modern civilization stinks. A gentle satire using an original notion." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-44. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-33; (1987) 2-35; and (2004) II-444. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 63. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 92. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 198. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 230-31. Bleiler (1978), p. 83. Reginald 06041. Binding slightly askew, spine darkened, a very good copy. (#156540).

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