M.P. Shiel - The Purple Cloud - Chatto & Windus, 1901, First Edition.


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London, Chatto & Windus, 1901. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A good copy only. A classic in the 'Last Man' genre. 'A long survivor enjoys the unlimited resources of a world depopulated by volcanic eruptions of cyanide gas [Seed, Anticipations, p64].In Bleiler as catastrophe [p179]. 'Neither Vernian nor Wellsian but one of the new Poesque science fiction novels [Aldiss & Wingrove, p149]. There are, of course, copies in Locke's Spectrum. The present copy is from George's collection, but not one of the copies listed in Spectrum. An important novel, rare. Boards and spine bumped and worn. Spine split to the cloth along two thirds of the length to lower edge. A number of chips and a little loss. Endpaper has evidence of plate removal and an owner's inscription. Pastedown has an ex-libris plate of Hugh Dennis. A passable copy, but with a number of issues. [7816, Hyraxia Books].


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