Item #25497 THE CONQUEST OF AMERICA. A ROMANCE OF DISASTER AND VICTORY: U.S.A., 1921 A.D. BASED ON EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF JAMES E. LANGSTON, WAR CORRESPONDENT OF THE "LONDON TIMES" Cleveland Moffett.

THE CONQUEST OF AMERICA. A ROMANCE OF DISASTER AND VICTORY: U.S.A., 1921 A.D. BASED ON EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF JAMES E. LANGSTON, WAR CORRESPONDENT OF THE "LONDON TIMES" ...

New York: George H. Doran Company, [1916]. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 13-310 [311-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by W. T. Benda and G. Horler, original pictorial brown cloth, front panel stamped in red-brown, black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Future war novel first serialized in McClure's magazine in 1915. The Germans invade America led by General Von Hindenburg and occupy the Eastern United State. Many notable's of the time such as Thomas Edision, Nikola Tesla, Theodore Roosevelt and others appear as characters. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-113; (1981) 1-126; (1987) 1-67; and (1995) 1-67. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1529. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 575. Clarke, Tale of the Future, p. 46. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War… (1992), p. 236. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 147. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 159. Bleiler (1978), p. 141. Reginald 10215. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 M-888. Hanna, A Mirror for the Nation 2528. Upper corners a bit bumped, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with chips at front corners, light edge wear, small chips to corners of spine ends and a diagonal closed tear to upper right front panel. Uncommon in dust jacket. (25497). Item #25497

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