(#173225) 6,000 TONS OF GOLD. Chamberlain.

6,000 TONS OF GOLD. Meadville, Pa: Flood and Vincent / The Chautauqua-Century Press, 1894. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7-349 [350: blank] [351-352: ads], publisher's decorated apple green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and dark green. First edition. Over supply of gold causes world crisis. Elements of super science; ship powered by liquid carbonic gas, etc. "Satirizes the American financial system and the easy-money utopian reformers." - Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, p. 196. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, p. 63. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 140. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 40. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 49. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 56. Bleiler (1978), p. 41. Reginald 02800. Wright (III) 959. Small private owner's book label affixed to the front paste-down. Spine lean, a tight, bright, very good copy. (#173225).

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