THE GREAT WAR IN ENGLAND IN 1897 by William Le Queux 1894 Scarce Invasion Sci-Fi
The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux, 1894 Scarce Invasion Sci-Fi
Publisher: Tower Publishing Company Limited, London (1894)
For sale is THE GREAT WAR IN ENGLAND IN 1897 — a book forecasting a war involving Germany, France and England in 1897, written in 1894 (which came to fruition with WWI). The boards and binding are solid and tight. 330 pages. Chipping to spine ends and some light shelf-wear. The pages and illustrations are crisp and clean, save a spot of foxing on the bottom pages 86-95. Former owner stamp on inside front board, and name on first blank page. Illustrations have original tissue papers intact. Small chip to bottom of the Preface page. A uniquely fictional but insightful view of war in Europe during the very late 19th century, before war broke out in the early 20th century.