Boston: Ticknor & Co., 1888. First edition. First issue with printer's imprint "J. J. Arakelyan" on copyright page and "wore" for "were" p.210:8. His famous Utopian novel. Included in Bleiler's Science Fiction, Grolier's 100 American Books before 1900, Merle Johnson's High Spots of American Literature and many others. In brown-orange cloth binding variant (seems to be less common than the pea-green). Tiny tears to cloth at spine ends which have been strengthened, gilt emblem dulled on front cover and perished on spine, split in front hinge paper repaired; few stains on endpaper, half-inch trimmed from head of title page (not immediately noticeable), otherwise about very good and still attractive. Uncommon in this binding. [BAL 956].