THE KING'S MEN: A TALE OF TO-MORROW. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. Octavo, pp. [1-6]  2-270 [271-280: ads] [281-282: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], fly leaves at front and rear, original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange and black. First edition. Political intrigue in mid-twentieth century Britain. Advanced weapons; guns firing electrically charged bullets, etc. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, p. 73. Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, p. 227. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 908. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 348. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 94. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 85. Reginald 06240. Wright (III) 2236. Cloth rubbed at edges, partial hairline crack to inner front hinge, a very good copy. (#158575).
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