Journey to Mars. The Wonderful World: Its Beauty and Splendor; Its Mighty Races and Kingdoms; Its Final Doom

TitleJourney to Mars. The Wonderful World: Its Beauty and Splendor; Its Mighty Races and Kingdoms; Its Final Doom
Year for Search1894
AuthorsPope, Gustavus W[illiam] M.D.(1828-1902)
Date Published1894
PublisherG.W. Dillingham
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia but much of the novel is an adventure story. There is a linear city that is 2,000  miles long and 20 miles wide with a population of twenty-five million and eleven other slightly smaller linear cities. Universal language. One religion. Highly advanced technically and artistically. Monarchy with some living in luxury. There is differential wealth but no poverty. Three peoples with red, yellow, or blue skin color who are all equal. Pluto was once inhabited, and a few Plutonians survive on Mars.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Westport, CT: Hyperion Press, 1974.

Title Note

At the head of the title Romances of the Planets. No. 1

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt, W3,4304

Author Note

(1828-1902)

Full Text

1894 Pope, Gustavus W[illiam], M. D. (1828-1902). Journey to Mars. The Wonderful World: Its Beauty and Splendor; Its Mighty Races and Kingdoms; Its Final Doom. At the head of the title Romances of the Planets. No. 1. New York: G. W. Dillingham. Rpt. Westport, CT: Hyperion Press, 1974  with “Gustavus W. Pope: Creator of ‘The Scientific Romance’” by Sam Moskowitz (unpaged). MoU-St, PSt, W3,4304

Eutopia but much of the novel is an adventure story. There is a linear city that is 2,000  miles long and 20 miles wide with a population of twenty-five million and eleven other slightly smaller linear cities. Universal language. One religion. Highly advanced technically and artistically. Monarchy with some living in luxury. There is differential wealth but no poverty. Three peoples with red, yellow, or blue skin color who are all equal. Pluto was once inhabited, and a few Plutonians survive on Mars.