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    Earl of Birkenhead [Frederick Edwin Smith]. The World in 2030 A.D. By the Right Honourable the Earl of Birkenhead, High Steward of Oxford University, Lord Rector of Aberdeen University, with Illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d.].

    First edition. xi, 214 pages. Nine inserted illustrations including the frontispiece. Index.

    Publisher's black cloth covers lettered in red on the front cover and spine. Top edge red. Covers slightly rubbed, minor shelf wear with bumped corners, head, and foot of spine, endpapers toned. Altogether a very good copy.

    British Conservative statesman and lawyer, F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead (July 12, 1872 - September 30, 1930), was a great personal and political friend of Winston Churchill. This utopian work was published in the year of his death, 1930.


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