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London: Harrap, 1923. Illustrated by the author with 48 color plates, mounted on gray art paper; 48 pages of calligraphic text, also mounted. Small folio, 1/4 vellum over gray boards. London: George G. Harrap, (1923). First Edition. A very good(+) copy. "The most original and beautiful children's book of the 1920's" Dalby, combining science fiction and fantasy. Four bumped & rubbed corners and very tiny tears at the extremes of the spine, but an bright clean copy of this splendid.....
London: Harrap, 1923. Illustrated by the author with 48 color plates, mounted on gray art paper; 48 pages of calligraphic text, also mounted. Small folio, 1/4 vellum over gray boards. London: George G. Harrap, (1923). First Edition. A very good(+) copy. "The most original and beautiful children's book of the 1920's" Dalby, combining science fiction and fantasy. The corners are worn and the edges lightly rubbed, but otherwise a fine copy of this splendid book.
Babylon (Paris): 1760. Two parts in one volume. 16mo, old calf, later rebacked in leather; marbled end-leaves & edges. Babylon (i.e. Paris), 1760. First Edition. Fine. A fantasy voyage, comparable to Gulliver's Travels, and often considered an early work of science fiction, predicting both photography and television. Early writing on the title page identifies the author as "M. Tiphaigne Medecin" and notes that the title is an anagram of his name.
Norwalk: Easton, 1992. Color plate by Todd Cameron Hamilton. Introduction by James Gunn. viii + 479 pages, thick 8vo, gilt-decorated grey leather, a.e.g.; small closed tear to title page. Norwalk: The Easton Press, (1992). A fine copy but for tear to the title page, signed by John Varley. Easton Press, signed First edition.
Paris: Hetzel. 111 illustrations by Neuville & Riou, including 4 in color. Large 8vo, original red cloth with highly decorative pictorial cover enhanced in blue, green, black & gilt. Paris: Collection Hetzel, n.d. (ca. 1893). The inner hinges are cracked, the text block browned at the edges, and the flyeaf repaired with tape, but otherwise a clean, bright copy.
London: Pearson, 1897. Small 8vo, attractively rebound in half crushed blue morocco, with the original burgundy cloth cover & spine bound in at rear. London: Pearson, 1897. First Edition. Fine. Title page in orange & black; leaf of ads included. The text block is lightly tanned, as usual, but a fine example of this early science fiction title.
Norwalk: Easton, 2002. Frontis., illustrated by Joseph Mugnaini. Frontis piece by Alan Phillips. Introduction by J. B. Priestly. Afterword by Brian W. Aldiss. 108pp., tall 8vo, gilt-decorated burgundy leather, a.e.g. Norwalk: The Easton Press, (2002). A very good copy, covers tarnished and edges scratched. The 100 Greatest Books Every Written. Collector's edition.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1949. Dust jacket design by Leo Manso. 239pp., small 8vo, red boards, d.w.; ink stamp to rear endpaper, spine ends and corners bumped, dust wrapper chipped and worn along edges. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1949. First edition. A very good copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
New York: Street & Smith, 1934. 8vo, pictorial wrappers, slightly shelf-worn with a small piece of paper missing from the spine.New York: Street & Smith, April,1934. First Edition. Reasonably good copy of this pulp magazine, with a picture of a space ship on the cover. Other contributors include Harry Bates, Stanley Coblenz & Charles Fort.