THE LORD OF LABOUR. London: F. V. White & Co., Ltd., 1911. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] [1] 2-310 [311-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original olive-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. The author's last novel, dictated in part while on his death-bed. A militant story of future warfare with advanced weaponry between England and Germany. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-467. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 950. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 40. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763-3749 (1992), p. 234. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 98. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 53-4. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06377. Front corner tips lightly bruised, light age-darkening to endpapers, a tight, bright, very good copy. (#77976).

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