WOMAN ALIVE. New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated, 1936. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-219 [220-222: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], six inserted plates with illustrations by Bip Pares, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and white, decorated endpapers. First U.S. edition. First printing with code "(1)" at base of text on page 219. A plague kills all but one woman. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 67. Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 79. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 206. Bleiler (1978), p. 69. Reginald 04936. A bright, near fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (designed by Bip Pares) with light wear at edges, mostly head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, and silver ink tarnished, mainly rear panel. The fragile jacket is uncommon and rarely survives in nice condition. This example is superior to most we have seen. (#77872).
No statement of printing on copyright page. First printing has code "(1)" at base of text on page 219.