(#173067) FIFTEEN HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR. Charles Dixon.

FIFTEEN HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR. London: Bliss, Sands and Foster, 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6 [7] 8-313 [314: printer's imprint] [315-320: publisher's ads], six inserted plates with illustrations by Arthur Layard, original pictorial blue-gray cloth, front panel stamped in black, gold and white, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, a.e.g., gray floral patterned endpapers. First edition. Boys' interplanetary adventure novel of a flight to Mars in an electrically powered spacecraft. "Extremely clumsy." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 60. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 588. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 70. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V233. Eaton catalogue I, p. 402. Bleiler (1978), p. 62. Reginald 04426. Spine lean (as usual), cloth rubbed at spine ends, and along bottom edges and outer joints, a very good copy with tight inner hinges and clean, tight text block. A superior copy of a scarce book seldom found in nice condition. (#173067).

Price: $1,000.00

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