As If: A Philosophical Phantasy 1914 CORA LENORE WILLIAMS Speculative Fiction


Title: As If: A Philosophical Phantasy

Author: Cora Lenore Williams

Description: Tan boards with paper title blocks on front cover and spine. A couple pages show light soiling. Dust jacket has a little wear at spine ends; small tear to top edge of front panel; in a clear archival sleeve. 64, [1] pages. 7.75 x 4.8 inches. Published by Paul Elder and Company at San Francisco and printed at their Tomoye Press under the direction of John Swart, in the month of July, 1914.

Williams's first book, a work of speculative fiction examining life through the viewpoint of nonhuman beings, being lovers separated and reunited across the dimensions of infinite space. Cora Lenore Williams (1865-1937) was a pioneering experimental educator and philosopher. She founded two secondary schools in Berkeley, California, the A-Zed School (1907) and the Institute for Creative Development (1917).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Paul Elder and Company
Place: San Francisco
Year: 1914

Keywords: philosophy, fiction, speculative fiction, California, women educators, Tomoye Press,

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