Category: Modern First Editions

THE REVOLT OF THE HORSES Stock code: 11531

Author / Artist:

Perry, Walter Copland


London: Grant Richards. 1898


First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Bound in contemporary half vellum and blue cloth, titles in gilt on green leather labels to the spine. Top edge gilt. A very good copy, the binding square and tight, the contents spotted throughout. With the bookplate of Clive Behrens to the front pastedown. Quite a scarce science fiction novel. [Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p.174; Bleiler p.157.]




Inscribed by the author in black ink on the front endpaper "To Miss Evelina Rothschild / on her marriage / with kindest regards / and best wishes/ from the author / Sept 1899". The recipient is Charlotte Louisa Adela Evelina Rothschild, the book presented on the occasion of her marriage to Major Clive Behrens.