McCoy (John), "The Lord Commissioner" - A Prophetic Romance: Mars to Earth.

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A Prophetic Romance: Mars to Earth. By "The Lord Commissioner" [John McCoy]. First edition, 8vo, 20cm, pp.283,Boston: Arena Publishing Company, Copley Square, 1896.

Ex-library copy with label and ink-stamp to front endpapers, a little soiling (pp.14-19), cracked hinges, original olive cloth, gilt, a little rubbed, slight bumping to corners and extremities. The label and stamp are from Pony Public Library, Montana. Pony was once a prosperous gold-mining town, but now a ghost town. Still a very good copy.

An intruiging early American science-fiction novel, imagining humanoid Martians visiting a utopian America, which is run by a female President.

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