UPSIDONIA. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1917. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-304, original blue cloth, printed paper label affixed to spine panel. First U.S. edition, first printing. First published in Britain in 1915 by Stanley Paul. "An Erewhonian satire: the poor are the aristocracy, the rich are ashamed of their wealth. " - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy, p. 146. "Wealth is despised and poverty esteemed. The wealthy go to school to learn how to get rid of their excess goods." - Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 118. "Very funny and quite effective." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-233. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1445. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 151. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 751. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 157. Teitler (2013) 826. Bleiler (1978), p. 134. Reginald 09703. Paper label just a bit faded, top edge of text block dusty, a near fine copy. (#95414).
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