WAITING FOR THE SIGNAL: A NOVEL. Chicago: The Schulte Publishing Co., [1899]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-ix [x] 11-407 [408: blank] 1-8: ads [note: first leaf is a blank], three inserted plates with illustrations initialed "A.G.S.," original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and blind. First edition. Later issue (or printing) with author's "Preface to Second Edition" dated "February, 1899" printed on page ix. The book bears a copyright date of 1897, but it was not deposited in the Library of Congress until 2 July 1898. Secret society leads a revolution against corrupt U.S. capitalists. Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, p. 202. Rooney, Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917, p. 194. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 113. Bleiler (1978), p. 143. Reginald 10392. Wright (III) 3844. Cloth damp stained at lower corner tips, else a clean, tight, very good copy. (#80187).

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