Sheehan, Perley Poore.
THE ABYSS OF WONDERS.
Reading, Pa. Polaris Press, 1953. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 1500 copies printed of which this is one of 1490 numbered clothbound copies. The second of the two Polaris Press books. Introduction by P. Schuyler Miller. Adventure novel, first published in Argosy, January 1915, set in the Gobi Desert where a technologically advanced race is discovered. "Perley Poore Sheehan's fantasies were published in the Munsey magazines between 1913 and 1917. Read today, they have the freshness of style, the feeling for people and places which you will find in 'The Abyss of Wonders' (Argosy, January, 1915), the most fully developed of them all." - Miller. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1464. A fine copy in fine dust jacket and publisher's paper slipcase (rubbed and a bit faded). (#86563).