THE SACK OF LONDON BY THE HIGHLAND HOST: A ROMANCE OF THE PERIOD ... Narrated by Jingo Jones, M.P. [pseudonym]. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co. Ltd., 1900. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-336, original pebbled brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and black, spine panel stamped in gold, salmon coated endpapers with water lilies printed in dark green. First edition. Satirical novel of revolt of Scots clans in response to publication of a unflattering cartoon in PUNCH. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1200. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 458. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 125. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 79-80. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Lower corner tips lightly worn, a tight, very good copy with bright cover stamping. (#20376).
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