Right this way. Etidorpha is conducted through a forest of gigantic, mind-altering fungi. Mike Potts on Flickr // Etidorhpa, or, the end of the earth: the strange history of a mysterious being and the account of a remarkable journey is the title of a scientific allegory or science fiction novel by John Uri Lloyd, a pharmacognocist and pharmaceutical manufacturer of Cincinnati, Ohio. Etidorhpa was published in 1895. The word "Etidorhpa" is the backward spelling of the name "Aphrodite."
Art by Bruce Pennington - Voyage Of The Space Beagle (1950), a classic novel of science fiction by A. E. van Vogt in the space opera subgenre. The novel is a "fix-up" compilation of four previously published SF stories, printed in magazines in 1939,1943 and 1950.