Titre : THE DOUBLE EMPEROR: A STORY OF A VAGABOND ...
Éditeur : Edward Arnold n.d. ., London
Date d'édition : 1894
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-238 [239-240: ads], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Fred T. Jane, original pictorial blue bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and silver, olive-green patterned endpapers. First edition. Emperor of an imaginary country in Europe requests a look-a-like member of his army to impersonate him and take over tiresome affairs of state. "Hi-tech nautical thriller involving the emperor of an imaginary country and modern piracy." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy III, p. 21. Not science fiction or fantasy; a super canon figures in the plot but is exposed as a confidence trick. In part a satire featuring extreme "ugly" Americans. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 20. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 213. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 56. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1978; 1992). Spine lean, binding rubbed at extremities, prize label affixed to front paste-down, a very good copy. (#20152). N° de réf. du libraire 20152
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