(#173217) THE RESOLUTE MR. PANSY: AN ELECTRICAL STORY FOR BOYS. John Townsend Trowbridge.

THE RESOLUTE MR. PANSY: AN ELECTRICAL STORY FOR BOYS. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1897. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-206 [207-208: ads] flyleaves at front and rear, six inserted plates with illustrations by Victor A. Searles, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown and gold, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. Boys' adventure story utilizing various electrical inventions. Trowbridge (1843-1923), a professor of physics at Harvard for forty years, wrote several adventure novels for young readers utilizing various electrical inventions, including THE ELECTRICAL BOY (1891), THREE BOYS ON AN ELECTRICAL BOAT (1894) and THE RESOLUTE MR. PANSY: AN ELECTRICAL STORY FOR BOYS (1897). Day, The Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, p. 87. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Cloth worn at edges and dust soiled, closed tear in frontispiece repaired with tape, a sound, good copy. (#173217).

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