ODD JOHN: A STORY BETWEEN JEST AND EARNEST. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] 1-282, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. One of a number of later bindings, this one red cloth stamped in black. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-58; (1981) 2-99; (1987) 2-110; (1995) 2-120; and (2004) II-1070. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1152. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 205. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 206-09. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 185. Reginald 13558. Satty and Smith A6.1.2. A fine copy in good dust jacket with wear and shallow chipping along top and bottom edges and along folds. (#161979).
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