Clark (Thomas March)
Title: John Whopper The Newsboy. With Illustrations.
Publisher:  Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. First edition.
Seller ID: 50306
Brown pictorial cloth stamped in gilt. Yellow end papers. 128pp. Inner rear hinge cracking, light fraying to spine ends, and moderate shelf wear; a decent, very good copy. A short, comic SF tale of a newsboy's trip through the Earth to China, and a visit to the North Pole. Wright II: 536. Bleiler: SF: The Early Years, 424, referring to the book as "A minor classic of Victorian children's literature..." Published anonymously. An attributed edition was published by Page in 1903.