[UTOPIAN LITERATURE] ROGERS, John A
Looking Forward or, The Story of An American Farm
N.p. [Olympia, WA]: Spike Publishing Company, 1898. Second Edition. Revised and re-titled edition of a novel originally published under the title The Graftons or, Looking Forward, by "S.L. Rogers" (Chicago: 1893). The current edition adds illustrations and a pictorial binding, but the text, detailing a Populist agrarian utopia, is apparently unchanged from the earlier edition. SARGENT 1893. WRIGHT III:4839. Not in Negley or Lewis. Quarto (25cm). Pictorial blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt on spine and front cover; 325pp; illus. Covers a trifle soiled; mild rubbing to board edges; a tight, VG copy.