THE YELLOW WAR. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1905. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix-x]  2-302 [303-304: ads] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "12/04" on page 32 inserted at rear, inserted vignette title leaf, eight inserted plates with illustrations by W. L. Wyllie and others, original pictorial orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, black and white. First edition. A series of sketches (several fictionalized) of the Russo-Japanese War by the War Correspondent of "The Times," most first published in BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZINE. "Neither fantasy nor science fiction as sometimes described ... it is included here only to emphasize the impact of the Japanese victory and military prowess on the Western imagination." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 604. Cloth a bit dust soiled, spine a bit darkened, top edge of text block dusty, still tight, internally clean, very good copy. Overall, a nice copy of a book seldom found in decent condition. (#95503).
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