THE MASTER KEY: AN ELECTRICAL FAIRY TALE. Westport, Connecticut: Hyperion Press, Inc., [1974]. Octavo, cloth. Later edition. Text offset from that of the 1901 Bowen-Merrill edition. New introduction by Donald L. Grrene and Douglas G. Greene. "This 'fairy tale founded upon the wonders of electricity' might be considered a venture into the realm of science fiction. It is the story of a boy who, in the course of his experimentations with the electrical equipment that fills his room, accidentally touches the Master Key and summons up the Demon of Electricity." - Baughman 57. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 5-9. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 136. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 049. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 29. Bleiler (1978), p. 17. Reginald 00949. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#161739).

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