Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(? -? ) UK author known only for his sf Near Future novel, The Emperor of the Air (1910), in which the Invention of a superscientific Airship, lifted by a vacuum-creating engine, leads to the destruction of the air fleets of the world, and the brief imposition of a Pax Aeronautica whose rulers speak Esperanto, an experiment abruptly terminated when the airship crashes (at the very tip of Mount Everest) during a hazardous exploration of the globe. [JC]
- The Emperor of the Air (London: Methuen and Co, 1910) [illus/hb/Arthur H Buckland]
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