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Titre : IN THE THREE ZONES by F. J. Stimson (J. S. ...
Éditeur : Charles Scribner's Sons, New York
Date d'édition : 1893
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-3] 4-204, original decorated apple green cloth, front panel stamped in black and silver, spine panel stamped in silver. First edition. Three novelettes, including "Dr. Materialismus: His Hypothesis Worked Out." A scientist studying vibration discovers the vibratory rates to control human emotion and temporarily turns a student into a homicidal maniac. "An interesting story, despite period mannerisms." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2101. "Stimson's 'Dr. Materialismus,' published [in SCRIBNER'S in 1890] thirty-five years after [Nathaniel Hawthorne's] 'The Bell-Tower,' is more peculiarly modern, for its main concern is that central modern question: What precisely is the difference between man and mechanism?" - Franklin, Future Perfect (1966), pp. 166-7. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 104. Bleiler (1978), p. 186. Reginald 13697. Wright (III) 5218. Early owner's signature dated March 1893 on front free endpaper. Cloth a bit dust soiled, a tight, internally clean, very good copy. An uncommon book. (#150932). N° de réf. du libraire 150932
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