(#173423) THE CRYSTAL CITY. Translated from the French ... by L. A. Smith. André Laurie, Paschal Grousset.

THE CRYSTAL CITY. Translated from the French ... by L. A. Smith. Boston: Estes and Lauriat Publishers, [1896]. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-293 [294: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, 22 inserted plates with illustrations by G. Roux, plus two small vignettes, publisher's decorated tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown and gold, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green. First U.S. edition. Science fiction novel of the discovery of the last survivors of Atlantis in a magnificent glass-domed city under the Atlantic. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1283. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 495. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, pp. 168-69. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 134. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 65. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 733. Bleiler (1978), p. 119. Reginald 08705A. Cloth a bit tanned and foxed, a tight, clean, very good copy. (#173423).

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