Sheehan, Perley Poore.
THE ABYSS OF WONDERS.
Reading, Pa. Polaris Press, 1953. Octavo, leather-backed cloth. First edition. 1500 copies printed, of which this is one of ten numbered copies specially bound in half leather and cloth. 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 publisher's slipcase without dust jacket as issued. (#9190).