THE OUTLAWS OF THE AIR. London: Tower Publishing Company Limited, 1895. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-viii  2-376, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Raymond Potter, three inserted plates and other illustrations in text by Edwin S. Hope, original pictorial brown cloth, front panel stamped in blue, orange and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. "Aerial future warfare and the setting up of a utopian colony in the Pacific; really a repeat performance of THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION" - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 98. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 931. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 230. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 76. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 106. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 48-9. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 61. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06382. Hubin (1994), p. 355. Wolff 2797. Binding slightly leaned, mild bruise to lower front corner tip, light dust soiling to cloth, tiny water strike to front cover, top edge of text block dusty, endpapers lightly foxed, a tight, bright, very good copy. (#77991).