Meet Jane Webb (Jane Wells Webb Loudon), author of “The Mummy!:…

Meet Jane Webb (Jane Wells Webb Loudon), author of “The Mummy!: Or a Tale of the Twenty-Second Century” (1827), an early science fiction story about an Egyptian mummy reanimated by Galvanic shock in the year AD 2126. Webb envisioned a truly futuristic 22nd century with changes in fashion and advances in technology.

The photo credit for the three volume set is here: https://www.lwcurrey.com/pages/books/152141/jane-webb-mrs-john-claudius-loudon/the-mummy-a-tale-of-the-twenty-second-century-second-edition

If you’re interested in owning a piece of science fiction history, just click on the link to purchase the pictured 1828 edition. It’s only $12,500.