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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Albert Robida; Philippe Willems; Arthur B Evans
|Notes:||"This English translation ... is based on the first French edition, published in Paris in 1882 by Decaux ... This English edition features the very best of Robida's artwork, selected from the different French editions"--P. [xi].|
|Description:||lxii, 397 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||A note on the translation and the artwork --
The twentieth century / Albert Robida.
|Series Title:||Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.|
|Other Titles:||Vingtième siècle.|
|Responsibility:||Albert Robida ; translation, introduction, & critical materials by Philippe Willems ; edited by Arthur B. Evans.|
"Although largely forgotten now, the French writer Albert Robida was a pioneer of science fiction. ...(H)is 1882 roman d'anticipation The Twentieth Century (is) a funny, sometimes cynical, frequently