A Journey in Other Worlds: A Romance of the Future. John Jacob Astor.

A Journey in Other Worlds: A Romance of the Future

London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1894. First UK edition. Hardcover. 476pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Blue cloth decoratively stamped and lettered in silver and gold. Blue endpapers. Frontispiece by Kurtz. Good plus. There are thin losses from the cloth at the spine ends, and the underlying boards are exposed at the corners. There is a 3" crack in the front endsheet, along the hinge, and there are multiple cracks in the rear endsheet along the hinge. The text block is cracked at the title page. The pages are tanned. Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy. Bleiler CFL (First American edition). Item #44898

With ten illustrations. An interplanetary adventure taking place in the year 2000. John Jacob Astor, the wealthy builder of New York's Astoria Hotel, went down with the Titanic. A Journey in Other Worlds was his only novel.

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