BEYOND THE BOURN: REPORTS OF A TRAVELLER RETURNED FROM "THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY" Amos Fiske.

BEYOND THE BOURN: REPORTS OF A TRAVELLER RETURNED FROM "THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY" New York: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1891. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iii] iv [v-vi] [1] 2-222 [223-229: ads] [230-232: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original dark blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g. First edition. Narrator visits another planet where an ideal anarchy has caused great artistic and scientific advancement. "After-life fantasy, a substantial proportion of which is devoted to describing a utopian civilization on a planet round a star remote from our solar system." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 84. Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, p. 190. Rooney, Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917, p. 187. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 89. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 43. Bleiler (1978), p. 73. Reginald 05446. Wright (III) 1875. Mild wear to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, several scuffs to cloth on rear panel, small hairline crack to inner rear hinge which is still holding tight, a bright, very good copy. (#158752).

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