WINDMILLS: A BOOK OF FABLES. London: Martin Secker, 1915. Octavo, pp. [1-14] 15-200  [202-204: ads], original orange wrappers printed in black, all edges trimmed. First edition, paperbound issue. Collection of short fiction dedicated to D. H. Lawrence. "Fantasy satires. Two of the four novelettes, 'Samways Island' and 'Ultimus,' concern a floating island which chances upon a conflict between imaginary nations (Fatland and Fatterland; thinly disguised England and Germany) and brings the war to a halt. The third, 'Gynecologia,' describes Fatland of the future while the fourth, 'Out of Work,' is a fantasy set in Fatland." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 47. "Gynecologia" is a sex-reversal fantasy. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 156. Bleiler (1978), p. 38. Reginald 02546. Spine faded, wrappers a bit marked and dust soiled, a very good copy. Scarce. (#97185).
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