THE EVACUATION OF ENGLAND: THE TWIST IN THE GULF STREAM. New York: Brentano's, 1908. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-4] 5-321 [322-324: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Catastrophe novel. Construction of the Panama canal causes earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. The Isthmus of Panama is submerged, the Gulf Stream is altered, and the British flee frigid England. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 912. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 352. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 95. Bleiler (1978), p. 85. Reginald 06248. Touch of age-darkening to spine panel, a very good copy. (#20273).
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