THE DEMETRIAN. New York: Brentano's, 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-4] 5-315 [316-318: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial dark blue cloth, front panel stamped in white and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Novel of a collectivist eutopia located in America some two hundred years in the future. "Marriage and motherhood in a future American Utopia." - Hanna, A Mirror for the Nation 1582. Published later in Britain as THE WOMAN WHO VOWED (1908). Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1042. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 35. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 105. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 517. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 139. Bleiler (1978), p. 93. Reginald 06768. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 H-192. Head and tail of spine panel worn at edges and a bit rubbed and soiled, gold lettering dull, inner rear hinge repaired, still a tight, very good copy with bright pictorial front cover. (#20304).
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