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The Battle Of Dorking Controversy: A Collection Of Pamphlets With An Introduction By Asa Briggs

Briggs, Asa (ed.)

ISBN 10: 0719165148 / ISBN 13: 9780719165146
Published by Cornmarket Reprints: London, 1972
From COLD TONNAGE BOOKS (Colyton, DEVON, United Kingdom)

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Reprint of the 1871 classic sf story The Battle Of Dorking by George Tomkyns Chesney, plus other material, with a five page introduction by Asa Briggs: 158 pages. ''following the build-up in power by Germany in the early 1870s there appeared The Battle of Dorking; Reminiscences of a Volunteer (1871) by Sir George T. Chesney, the most socially influential sf novel of all time. Advocating a restructuring of the UK military system to meet a conceived invasion, it provoked a storm in Parliament and enjoyed numerous reprints and translations throughout the world; it inspired many anonymous refutations'' (Encyclopedia of Science Fiction). Fine copy as issued without dustjacket (as new). Bookseller Inventory # 31728

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Title: The Battle Of Dorking Controversy: A ...

Publisher: Cornmarket Reprints: London

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

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