THE LAST DAYS OF OLYMPUS: A MODERN MYTH. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1889. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-153 [154-156: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed, black coated endpapers. First edition. A fantasy describing the decline and fall of the ancient Greek gods, during the course of which the narrator is taken on a spirit journey to the edge of the universe and later witnesses an inhabited planet engulfed by a lake of cosmic fire." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 40. "Though there is a Miltonic trip through the universe, a moral allegory." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 102. Locke, Voyages in Space 43. Bleiler (1978), p. 30. Reginald 01871. Touch of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, a bright, near fine copy. (#77369).

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