Chicago & New York: Herbert S. Stone & Co., 1897. Grey-green cloth, stamped in blue with tricolor decoration, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Blank fore-corner of title leaf torn away, with some smudging on verso and recto of first sectional title, inner hinges cracked; a sound reading copy. Item #WRCLIT62093
First edition of this tale of the near future, tracing the rise of a British barrister to the position of Napoleon IV. KRAMER 136. BLEILER, p.20. WRIGHT III:480.