THE DOOMSMAN. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii [iv-viii] 1-294  [296: blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Fletcher C. Ransom and H. C. Wall, original pictorial blue-gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and silver. First edition. An early American catastrophe novel. In 2015 A.D., after the collapse of civilization, three surviving cultures engage in savage warfare. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2141. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 736. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 32. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 209. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 189. Reginald 13876. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Touch of rubbing to cloth at head and tail of spine panel and upper corner tips, lower corner tips lightly worn, top edge of text block just a bit dusty, a tight, very good copy with bright cover stamping. A nice copy of an attractive book. (#91047).
"Published June, 1906" on copyright page.