THE RETURN OF DON QUIXOTE. London: Chatto & Windus, . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii, 1-311  [313-316: ads], original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, front and rear panels stamped in blind, top edge stained blue, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. A satire set in the future in which England embraces the "New Democracy," a return to medieval ideals of craftsmanship, nobility, and shared values and property. Chesterton called this story a "parable for social reformers." Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 54. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 149. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 198. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 179. Not in Lewis. Bleiler (1948), p. 77. Reginald 02933. Not in Bleiler (1978). Spine panel just a bit faded, a very good copy. (#159275).
"FIRST PUBLISHED 1927" on copyright page.