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A CRYSTAL AGE.
[Hudson, W.H.].

A CRYSTAL AGE.

T Fisher Unwin 1887.
1st Ed. [iv] + 287pp. Red institutional ink stamp to rear f.e.p., some light browning, front f.e.p. detached at head, dec. e.ps., bright red lettered black cloth with dec. red bands to boards, tightly bound, rebacked with much of original spine laid down. Hudsonsí second book, a utopian novel. The book has been called a "significant S-F milestone" and has been noted for its anticipation of the "modern ecological mysticism" that would evolve a century later. First issued anonymously in 1887. The second edition of 1906 identified the author by name, and included a preface by Hudson. The third edition of 1916 added a foreword by Clifford Smith.
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