SCIENCE FICTION BY GASLIGHT: A HISTORY AND ANTHOLOGY OF SCIENCE FICTION IN THE POPULAR MAGAZINE, 1891-1911. Sam Moskowitz.

SCIENCE FICTION BY GASLIGHT: A HISTORY AND ANTHOLOGY OF SCIENCE FICTION IN THE POPULAR MAGAZINE, 1891-1911.

Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, [1968]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collection of twenty-six selections from American and British periodicals arranged by motif. The 36-page introduction, one of Moskowitz's most important contributions to the study of the history of SF, surveys the early history of the mass-circulation, general interest English-language magazine and examines themes and extent of a popular literary form of the period. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-70. Top page edges dusty, a fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to the corner tips and spine ends, a tiny closed tear to the lower front panel and a small closed tear to the upper left front panel. (28067). Item #28067

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