Paris:: C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, 1888., 1888. Sm. 8vo. [iv], 232,  pp. Light foxing, page 135 small tear repaired. Contemporary quarter maroon gilt-stamped morocco, marbled boards, raised bands. Near fine. One of the earliest works of what today would be called science fiction, Lumen relates the meeting of a man with an extraterrestrial who is capable of projecting his soul across the universe at hyper-relativistic speeds. The alien describes various modes of life found throughout the galaxy.
(Inventory #: SW1065)
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