THE ROMANCE OF GOLDEN STAR. London: F. V. White & Co., 1897. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii]  2-284 -300: ads, six inserted plates with illustrations by Alfred Pearse, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in yellow, white and black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, top and bottom edges untrimmed, fore-edge rough-trimmed. First edition. A pair of Incas, held in suspended animation for hundreds of years, are revived scientifically; they mount a successful campaign to restore South America to Indian rule. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 933. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 98. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 50. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 67-8. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06384. Wolff 2798. Endpapers and edges of text block foxed, else a fine, bright copy. An unread, externally "as new" copy. (#77994).
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