Looking Backward 2000-1887. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1898.
First Edition Thus, 'Memorial Edition', with introduction by Sylvester Baxter ("Four Hundred and Tenth Thousand" copyright statement). Octavo, original green cloth and black print in original publisher's printed dustjacket. Fantasy novel of man who falls asleep for 113 years and wakes up in the year 2000. Found in Bleiler and Anatomy of Wonder (Grolier Club, One Hundred Influential American Books Printed Before 1900) BAL 956. Extremely scarce dustjacketed copy of the most famous nineteenth-century American utopian novel. Near Fine bright copy in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping at spine ends and flap corners.
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