Slee, Richard and Cornelia Atwood Pratt

Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, 1899
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Octavo, pp. [1-4] [i-ii] iii [iv] 1-219 [220: blank] [221-224: ads], original yellow green wrappers printed in black. First edition. Issued as "Hudson Library," number 40, September, 1899. Published both in pictorial cloth and in paper wrappers, this being one of latter, issued as number 40 of Putnam's "Hudson Library" series, dated November 1899 on the front cover. Criminous science fiction novel in which a pathologist develops a technique to recover latent optical images recorded by the human brain. His procedure is used to convict the killer of his wife. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-139. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2047. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 699. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 100. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 78. Bleiler (1978), p. 180. Reginald 11871. Hubin (1994), p. 750. Wright (III) 4956. Wrappers lightly chipped at spine ends, spine and edges of text block dusty, still a very good copy. An uncommon book, the paper issue especially so. (#95744). Bookseller Inventory # 95744

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Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London

Publication Date: 1899

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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