(#162900) EIN BESUCH AUF DEM MARS IM JAHRE 3000. Egon Falkenhayn, "Constantin Redzich."

EIN BESUCH AUF DEM MARS IM JAHRE 3000. Stuttgart: Wagnersche Verlagsanstalt, 1922. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-183 [184: ads], original cream boards with cloth-shelf back, printed in white, gray, blue and brown. First edition, first printing. Falkenhayn was an engineer and the editor of WELT UND TECHNIK (World and Technology, an engineering journal). Fisher, Fantasy and Politics: Visions of the Future in the Weimar Republic, pp. 105-06 discusses books on Mars of this period, calling Falkenhayn's novel a utopian vision of Martians as an ideal community of scientists. Specifically, German science and technology are identified with the advancement of civilization, as opposed to the American comodification of science for profit. Bloch (2002) 2509. Nagl, p. 258. Owner's name C. A. Brandt stamped on front endpapers. Boards dusty, a sound, good copy. Scarce. (#162900).

Price: $100.00

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"1.---5. Tausend" on copyright page.