London: C.A. Watts & Co., Limited, 1936. First Edition. "Discussion-filled novel in the style of a travelogue which includes a visit to an ideal community, Hopetown, and one to 'Dawn City,' a scientifically advanced hidden city in Australia, developed by 17th century colonists, whose attainments include communication with Mars" (Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy, Vol.1, p.112); Bleiler (1978 ed), p.100. Scarce; OCLC notes a scant 7 holdings in U.S. institutions. Provenance: From the collection of Spectrum of Fantasy author George Locke. Item #3033
First Impression. Octavo (19cm); orange cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [viii],312pp; illus. Hint of sunning to spine, top edge dust-soiled, else clean throughout; Near Fine. Dustjacket measures 1/8" taller than the book; price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and gently spine-sunned, with a few short tears and attendant creases, and some shallow loss to spine ends; Very Good+.