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1 Evans, Hilary & Dik Beyond the Gaslight : Science in Popular Fiction 1895-1905
New York, NY Vanguard Press, Inc. 1977 0814907822 / 9780814907825 Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good Mark Evans Picture Library 
160 pp, black boards w/silver lettering, dj grey w/wht-black lettering w/grey-blk-yel-wht illustrated front, illustrated endpapers. The citizen of 1900 looked foward to the century before him w/high hopes. Behind him was the advent of the railway, steamship, Suez Canal, the automobile, telephone, electricity, anaestetics and other inventions. They believed the future citizen would travel by 200 mph monorail, cross the ocean in passenger submarines, or travel beneath it in huge sub-oceanic pneumatic tubes. Many of the writer of that time, H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, & Conan Doyle let their imaginations run riot in their writings. bump on bottom edges of covers. 
Price: 24.86 USD
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