THE MAYOR OF NEW YORK: A ROMANCE OF THE DAYS TO COME. New York: G. W. Dillingham Company Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [3-9] 10-471 [472: blank] [473-474: ads], four inserted plates with illustrations by Joseph Cummings Chase, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Science fiction novel of a future dystopia. In the year 2000 the powerful religious city state of New York, center of world culture, stems the tide of radicalism. "...Corrupt upper classes and irreligious lower classes. Revolution. Religious revival." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 148. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 913. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 353. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 95. Bleiler (1978), p. 85. Reginald 06249. Spine panel a bit sunned, top edge of text block foxed, minor foxing to frontispiece, else a bright, very good copy with no soiling or wear to binding. (#90472).
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