NY: Macmillan, 1915. First edition. Original red pictorial cloth with red and gilt lettering and red and yellow designs to front cover and spine, octavo, 181 pp. plus 4 pages adverts. Pictorial endpapers, frontispiece by Gordon Grant. Light scratching to front cover, small ink blot to rear cover, spine somewhat faded, else very good. Item #21937
Arguably London's best science fiction novel. The story of a post-apocalyptic society regressed to a savage state. The narrator is an old man who survived the holocaust and remembers the way things used to be . . . Only 5,105 copies printed in the first edition. Anatomy of Wonder 1-118; BAL 11960, Sisson/Martens page 80.