Crisis 2000

MAINE, Charles (author). Crisis 2000.

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MAINE, Charles (author). Crisis 2000. London; Hodder And Stoughton. 1956.

8vo.; publisher's burgundy grained linson boards lettered gilt to spine, in letterpress dustwrapper; pp. [iv], 5-191; externally and internally fresh and sharp, without ownership inscription, in a very good, unclipped dustwrapper (10s 6d) with light overall dusting, mild rubbing, toning to spine, and tiny nicking to spine ends.
First U.K. edition. A sci-fi novel set in the year 2000 at the vast World Festival outside New York. Senator Drazin extends an invitation to all nations of the world and, in a flight of rhetoric, to all inhabitants of the universe. His welcome is accepted by the Saturnians, which provokes reactions which the politician hoped were extinct.