CAXTON'S BOOK: A Collection of Essays, Poems, Tales and Sketches. By the Late W.H. Rhodes. Edited by Daniel O'Connell.
Price: $45.00 USD
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: A.L. Bancroft and Company.
Date Published: 1876.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 303556
First Edition. Octavo, original brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Brown coated end papers. 300 pp. Small marks to the cloth, spine panel a bit tanned, a very good clean copy.
¶ A landmark collection of American science fiction, including the classic tale, 'The Case of Summerfield', in which a scientist invent a method of setting water on fire and holds the earth to ransom. The story "The Aztec Princess" is of lost-race interest.