(#172987) A.D. 2050: ELECTRICAL DEVELOPMENT AT ATLANTIS. By a Former Resident of "The Hub" [pseudonym]. John Bachelder, writing a. "Former Resident of 'The Hub.'"

A.D. 2050: ELECTRICAL DEVELOPMENT AT ATLANTIS. By a Former Resident of "The Hub" [pseudonym]. San Francisco: The Bancroft Company, 1890. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [3] 4-83 [84: blank] [note: text complete despite publisher's erratic pagination], three-line errata pasted to page vi, fly leaves at front and rear, original dark blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in blue. First edition. "Disjoint anti-utopian novel, narrates the decay of Bellamy's utopia, a Chinese invasion, and the world's salvation achieved by the efforts of an exclusive island nation of American technocrats and businessmen who have powerful weapons and advocate modified competition." - Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, p. 188. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 801. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 033. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 57. Rooney, Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917, p. 182. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 83. Bleiler (1978), p. 75. Reginald 00693. Wright (III) 194. Cloth rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and long bottom edges, scloth scuffed, mostly rear panel, a very good copy. A very scarce book, printed on cheap wood pulp paper and rarely found in nice condition. (#172987).

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