THE RETURN OF DON QUIXOTE. Chesterton.

THE RETURN OF DON QUIXOTE. London: Chatto & Windus, [1927]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii, 1-311 [312] [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). Mild tanning to free endpapers, a lovely nearly fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips, tiny nick in spine panel and light general dust soiling to spine and rear panels. A very attractive example of a very scarce jacket. (#159334).

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"FIRST PUBLISHED 1927" on copyright page.