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William Le Queux - The Invasion of 1910 - First Edition

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LE QUEUX, William (1864-1927), [WILSON, H.W., contributor].

The Invasion of 1910 with a Full Account of the Siege of London.

London: Eveleigh Nash, 1906.

FIRST EDITION, first printing. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.xiv; 550; [2]. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper, blind stamped Prussian eagle to upper, tail edges untrimmed.

Internally very bright and clean, some offset toning to rear endpapers and toning to edges. Contemporary penciled ownership inscription to flyleaf. Cloth very lightly handled to extremities, sunned to spine. Scarce in decent condition. Very good.

A bestselling example of invasion literature, originally serialised in  the Daily Mail then rewritten for publication as a novel.