The Crystal Button Or, Adventures Of Paul Prognosis In The Forty-Ninth Century
Place Published: Boston and New York
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company; The Riverside Press
Date Published: 1891
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 37872
302; 36pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Pale green cloth covered boards with dark green lettering on the spine, and the title stamped in green within a decorative beige and green ribbon and silver crystal design on the front cover. Very good. The spine is darkened and rolled, and the covers are lightly soiled. Mildly rubbed and bumped at the edges of the spine and covers. There is a former owner's bookplate (dabbed with glue) on the front pastedown. The pages are tanned. Bleiler CFL. Bleiler, SFEY 2167. Wright III, 5430.
A Utopian novel placed in Boston, published 3 years after Edward Bellamy's Looking Backwards.