# 38248

MORTON, Frank (1869 - 1923)

The angel of the earthquake

$350.00 AUD

Melbourne : Atlas Press, 1909. Octavo, lettered wrappers with illustrated title label, light edge wear, foxing to preliminaries and edges, pp. 99; (5 – advertisements), manuscript limitation inscription by the author opposite the title page ‘300 copies / No. 253 / Frank Morton’, with corrections by the author in pen on p. 11, initialled ‘F. M.’.

Futuristic novel by the author set in the year 1960, where a survivor of an earthquake in Wellington in 1910 recounts his experiences including his rescue. The volume includes a second short story The joy of arcady set in the afterlife.


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