THE PEACEMAKER. Forester, pseudonym for Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, ecil, cott.


London: William Heinemann Ltd, [1934]. Octavo. [i-viii] 1-341 [342-344, blank], original green boards, spine stamped in gold. First edition. "A bitterly ironic story about an ineffectual schoolmaster whose mathematical genius leads him to construct a machine that will demagnetize iron at a distance." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-38. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-19; (1981) 2-28; (1987) 2-32; and (2004) II-413. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 65. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 305. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 46. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 259. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 75. Reginald 05518. A near fine copy with some mild foxing throughout in a very good dust jacket which is rubbed at the edges and has shelf wear to extremities and spine ends. Uncommon in the jacket. (11098). Item #11098

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