The Messiah of the Cylinder. Victor Rousseau, Joseph Clement Coll, Illust.
The Messiah of the Cylinder
The Messiah of the Cylinder

The Messiah of the Cylinder

Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1917.

First Edition. Hardcover. 7 1/2" X 5". [vi], 319pp. Lacking dust jacket. Dark green cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with bumping and rubbing to extremities, dampstain to bottom edge of rear board, and light surface wear. Slight lean to spine; hinges a touch tender. Binding remains sound. Toning to endpapers. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite handsome first printing of Victor Rousseau's magnum opus and an early American dystopian novel, written in response to H.G. Wells' 1899 novel When the Sleeper Wakes. Illustrated throughout in frontispiece and ten plates, five of which are double-page, by Joseph Clement Coll. Good +. Item #3612

Price: $115.00