LIMANORA: THE ISLAND OF PROGRESS. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-ii] iii-v [vi] vii-ix [x-xii] 1-711 [712: blank], fly leaves at front and rear, original dark green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Utopian science fiction novel; a sequel to RIALLARO: THE ARCHIPELAGO OF EXILES (1901). "... one of the great masterworks of science-fiction. It is not easy reading and is very long, but in imagination and profundity (whether one agrees with it or not) it overshadows similar works and is probably the greatest of all early utopian novels." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2148. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 29. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 210. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V 631. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 152. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 128. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 1174. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 13922. Oswald Train bookplate affixed to verso of the front free endpaper. Cloth worn at lower spine end and corner tips, inner hinges cracked, a good reading copy. (#165836).
"Published, June, 1903" on copyright page.