New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. 124pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Bluish gray cloth with gilt lettering and elaborate green ornamental designs on the spine and front cover. Top edge trimmed; other edges rough trimmed. The extremities are moderately bumped and rubbed, and the front cover is subtly stained. The free endsheets are darkened, and have large spots of discoloration. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet. Bleiler CFL. Clareson, Science Fiction in America. Reginald 03400. Very good minus. Item #38132
In this novel, a near future war is averted, and there is a theme involving the evolution of man's mental abilities. Here, we have the "soul" evolving, as well as physical evolution.