URANIA translated from the French by E. P. Robins. Camille Flammarion.

URANIA translated from the French by E. P. Robins. Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry & Co. Publishers, [1892]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-245 [246-248: blank], illustrations by J. Ellingson, original pictorial white wrappers printed in red and black. Later edition (first printing of the Robins translation?). Issued as Donohue, Henneberry's "Olympia Series," number 17, dated 1 February 1892. Translation of URANIE (1889). Most of the English-language editions published in America were based on the translation by Augusta Rice Stetson. "A mixture of mysticism and science fiction which sold well in its day; spirit travels through space and time and a visit to an advanced Mars." – Locke, Voyages in Space 75. "Popular narrative recipe of mixing astronomy with spiritualism made Flammarion worldwide success." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 44. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-408. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 776. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 84. Bleiler (1978), p. 74. Reginald 05461. Wrappers chipped at spine ends, several splits along spine folds, wrappers and text block damp stained, a sound reading copy. (#167312).

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