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THE PEOPLE OF THE MOON: A NOVEL - Carter, Tremlett - 1895. [1224072]
"The Electrician" Printing and Publishing Company, Limited [1895]., London - Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-402 [403: blank] [404: printer's imprint] [405-410: ads], eight inserted plates and illustrations in the text by A. d'Aguilcourt, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange and silver, rear panel stamped in orange, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green, all edges silvered. First edition. "An imaginative science-fantasy romance, with monsters and flying machines galore, of the life and civilization inside the moon; the manuscript was sent by means of an anti-gravity missile to earth for our edification." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 48. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 386. Locke, Voyages in Space 46. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 59. Bleiler (1978), p. 40. Reginald 02748. Early gift inscription on front free endpaper. Cloth lightly worn and frayed at spine ends, corner tips bumped and rubbed, small damp stain at bottom edge rear cover, a very good copy. A very scarce book seldom found in nice condition. (#108528) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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