THE WOMAN ON THE BEAST: VIEWED FROM THREE ANGLES. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1933. Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-2] 3-438, original decorated light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark brown, top edge stained brown, other edges rough trimmed. First U.S. edition. Three linked stories, the last, "Australia, 1999," set in the future. "Mrs. Sopwith (a thinly disguised Aimee Semple Macpherson), the Antichrist, becomes world ruler. Books burnt, privacy abolished, thought control. End of the World." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 200. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978). p. 64. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 697. Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, p. 228. Larnach, Materials Towards a Checklist of Australian Fantasy to 1937 (1950), p. 20. Bleiler (1978), p. 179. Reginald 13199. Tuck (1978), p. 392. Private owner's inscription on front free endpaper. A fine copy in near fine decorated dust jacket with touch of wear at edges and several small internal tape mends with brown paper tape. (#95721).
First edition so stated on copyright page.