* [MCCOY, JOHN] A prophetic romance: Mars to Earth. Boston: Arena Publishing Company, 1896. First edition; presentation copy, twice-signed.
Green cloth boards (20 cm. tall), with gilt-stamped design to front board and lettering to spine. With signed halftone portrait of author affixed as makeshift frontispiece and his gift inscription to title page, thus erasing the work's pseudonymous conceit. The prophecy envisions humanoid Martians visiting a utopian America, governed by a female President.
Estimate $ 600-800
Property from the Collection of Ronald Kuntz, Sugar Grove, Illinois