THE LAST GENERATION: A STORY OF THE FUTURE. London: The New Age Press, 1908. Small octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] 9-56 + 1-8: ads, original purple pictorial wrappers. First edition. Variant issue with fore and bottom edges untrimmed. The author's scarce first book of fiction. With the bearing of children punishable by death, the human race becomes extinct. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 780. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 35. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 145. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 84. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 142. Bleiler (1978), p. 74. Reginald 05470. Spine panel a bit darkened, a nearly fine copy. (#96117).
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