(#169843) TWO PLANETS. Kurd Lasswitz.

TWO PLANETS. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, [1971]. Octavo, cloth. First edition in English. A mammoth, highly imaginative novel first published in 1897 in two volumes as AUF ZWEI PLANETEN. Earth is conquered by the Martians who establish a protectorate and bring reason and utopia to the planet. This translation by Hans H. Rudnick with afterword by Mark R. Hillegas is based on the 1949 edition abridged by Erich Lasswitz and a 1969 abridgment edited by Burckhardt Kiegeland and Martin Molitor. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-103; (1981) 1-122; (1987) 6-22; and (2004) II-634. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2334-38. See Bloch (2002) 1864. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#169843).

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