(#172207) HEART OF THE MOON. Francis Grierson.

HEART OF THE MOON. London: Alston Rivers Ltd., [1928]. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-287 [288: blank], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Scientific dystopia. "Inside the moon everything is state-controlled. No one is hungry or unemployed, but everybody is subjected to oppressive central authority." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 150. Grierson was a prolific writer of mystery fiction. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 97. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 465. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 183. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06361. Spine lean, cloth rubbed, small stain along fore-edge of rear cover, hairline crack between free endpaper and half title leaf, paper remnants on front endpapers, a reading copy of a scarce book. (#172207).

Price: $100.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"First Printed - - 1928" on copyright page.