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Titre : THE AWAKENING OF NOAHVILLE .
Éditeur : New York Publishing Company, New York
Date d'édition : 1898
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [1-4] [i] ii-iv  6-383 [384: blank], numerous illustrations, some full page, by Walt McDougall, one map, original pictorial tan cloth, front and rear panels stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, t.e.g. First edition. "Burlesque of the adventure story of the day, perhaps with reference to Mark Twain's A CONNECTICUT YANKEE AT KING ARTHUR'S COURT, plus general suggestions of the lost-race romance." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1685. "A humorous satire recounts the exploits of two Yankees in a sleepy medieval country where they introduce nineteenth-century technology. At first the standard of living improves and class lines weaken; but eventually a new moneyed class establishes trusts, aliens and laborers agitate, and a gigantic tunnel project miscarries, flooding the entire country." - Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, p. 204. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 598. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Reginald 10752. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III) 3996. Not in Kopp, Lewis, Negley or Rooney. A bright, fine copy. Formerly, part of the Stuart A. Teitler collection of lost race fiction. A scarce book. (#151626). N° de réf. du libraire 151626
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