(#67263) A TRIP TO VENUS: A NOVEL. John Munro.

A TRIP TO VENUS: A NOVEL. London: Jarrold and Sons, 1897. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-254 [255-272: ads], original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel. First edition, first printing. "An interplanetary in the classic 1890s science fiction vein: a newly discovered force enables a spacecraft to visit an inhabited Venus and then drop in on Mercury." - Locke, Voyages in Space 150. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-791. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1591. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 23. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 163. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 113. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 68. Bleiler (1978), p. 145. Reginald 10531. Slight spine lean (a fault common to this book), light sunning to spine panel (less than usual), an attractive, bright copy. A superior copy of this book. (#67263).

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