The World of To-Morrow.

Evans (I.O.)

The World of To-Morrow.

A Junior Book of Forecasts.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 24 plates on 'Diophane' paper, a few of these a little browned to borders and off-setting, one with a short crack at inner margin, pp. 163, crown 8vo, original quarter yellow cloth with translucent 'Rhodoid' boards using the '"Neo-Nevett Tape-Slot" principle', the boards with overlapping fore-edges (that to upper board a little chipped at head), some minor spotting to edges, very good

Publication Details: Denis Archer, 1933

Notes: A work aimed at 'Boys and Girls who would like to know the Future' and covering a wide variety of subjects in relation to that pursuit - H.G. Wells is acknowledged as the primary influence, and the author had earlier produced the 'Junior Outline of History' in the same vein. The book's construction is celebrated on the rear cover, and succeeds in giving the book a futuristic look and feel - although the passage of time has revealed it to be a more fragile creature than its creators supposed. The present example has mostly escaped the ravages of time....more

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Price: £1,000

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1933

Stock Number: 61322

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