THE PROTS: A WEIRD ROMANCE. Dudbroke, unidentified pseudonym.

THE PROTS: A WEIRD ROMANCE ...

London: S. H. Bousfield & Co., Ltd., n.d., [1903]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-224, five inserted plates with illustrations by Phil Ebbutt, one full-page map in the text, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in brown. First edition. Biological science fiction telling of the creation of protoplasm by chemical means and the fate of the Prots, the life forms brought into being as a result of the experiments. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 632. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. Bleiler (1978), p. 64. Reginald 04553. Publisher's "compliments" stamp on front free endpaper. Some dust soiling to cloth, mainly on rear cover, minor foxing to cloth, fore-edge of text block and endpapers, top edge of text block dusty, an about near fine copy. A handsome copy of a scarce book rarely encountered in nice condition. (14338). Item #14338

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