A Crystal Age

By: Hudson, W.H.; Smyth, Clifford (Introduction)

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Book Condition: Near Fine


First American edition, second issue (Payne A2f variant). Lacks jacket. Ink name on front endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed. Boards excellent with only faint rubbing to corners. An exceptional copy. 1917 Hard Cover. xix, 316 pp. A new edition of Hudson's utopian novel, published in the United States from the sheets of the 1906 Unwin edition, with a new introduction by Dr. Clifford Smyth. Second novel by the Argentinian naturalist known for 'Green Mansions' and 'Far Away and Long Ago'. The book, originally published anonymously, remained unattributed until the 1906 second edition. It is a pastoral utopia, portrayed as a humble human reaction to an apocalyptic event. An important early work of science fiction by an important author. Negley 596. Sargent 38. This edition not noted in Wilson.

Title: A Crystal Age

Author: Hudson, W.H.; Smyth, Clifford (Introduction)

Categories: Literature, Modern First Editions, Latin American, Utopian & Dystopian, Speculative,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: E.P. Dutton and Co.: 1917

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1709523

Keywords: LITERATURE UTOPIAN FICTION,