(#170838) THE PEOPLE OF THE MOON: A NOVEL. Tremlett Carter.

THE PEOPLE OF THE MOON: A NOVEL. London: "The Electrician" Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1895]. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-402 [403: blank] [404: printer's imprint] + 8 pages of publisher's ads inserted between pages 302 and [303], eight inserted plates and illustrations in the text by A. d'Aguilcourt, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange and silver, rear panel stamped in orange, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green, all edges silvered. First edition. "An imaginative science-fantasy romance, with monsters and flying machines galore, of the life and civilization inside the Moon; the manuscript was sent by means of an antigravity missile to Earth for our edification." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 48. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 386. Locke, Voyages in Space 46. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 59. Bleiler (1978), p. 41. Reginald 12748. Small book label of Walter Hawkings affixed to the front paste-down. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corners and rubbed along outer joints, mild bump to upper front fore-edge corner, shallow stain along bottom edge of rear cover, free endpapers a bit tanned, light scattered foxing to first few leaves, a sound, very good copy. A nice copy of a scarce book seldom found in decent condition. (#170838).

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