First edition, first issue binding. London. Charles Griffin & Co,  Early Sci-Fi with a fin de siècle perspective on interplanetary voyaging across the solar system. A companion volume to his The Stolen Planet novel. In Bleiler.
First edition. 8vo. 3pp. advertisements. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt.
An uncommon book by Richard Marsh, author of gothic horror classic The Beetle (1897), the title tale here reflecting his talent for anticipating the impact of new technology. Only a handful of copies recorded in institutional holdings.
First English edition. 8vo. Plates; 1p. advertisement and 32pp. publisher's catalogue (correctly dated October 1886). Original pictorial pale blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in brown & white, gilt edges.
A bright and clean first UK edition of this classic sci-fi yarn by French maestro Jules Verne, originally published in France as Robur-le-Conquérant. The story was made into a 1961 movie, Master of the World, with Vincent Price as Robur.