Equality; or, A History of Lithconia

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Equality; or, A History of Lithconia
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Dust-jacket from the Prime Press edition (1947)
Author Anonymous
Country United States
Language English
Genre Utopioan Fantasy novel
Publisher Liberal Union
Publication date
1837
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 124
OCLC 14521570

Equality; or, A History of Lithconia is a utopian fantasy novel. It is the first American utopian novel.[1] The author is unknown, though Donald H. Tuck speculates that it could be Dr. James Reynolds, a zealous liberal crusader.[2] The novel was originally serialized in 8 parts in the weekly newspaper, The Temple of Reason, beginning in 1802.[2] It was first published in book form by the Liberal Union in 1837.

Publication history[edit]

  • 1802, US, The Temple of Reason, Pub date 15 May 1802, serialized in 8 parts
  • 1837, US, Liberal Union OCLC 14521570, Pub date 1837, Hardback
  • 1863, US, P. J. Mendum, Pub date 1863, Hardback
  • 1947, US, Prime Press OCLC 220330658, Pub date 1947, Hardback, 500 copies printed

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 530. 
  2. ^ a b Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 11. ISBN 0-911682-20-1. 

References[edit]

  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 530. 
  • Tuck, Donald H. (1978). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 11. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.