THREE GO BACK. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-12] 13-303 [304: blank], original salmon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown. First U.S. edition. An excellent novel combining time travel and prehistoric life motifs. Three survivors of an airship disaster find themselves 25,000 years in the past on the island of Atlantis where they join a Cro-Magnon tribe. This novel was reprinted in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES, December 1943. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-71; (1987) 2-79; (1995) 2-89; and (2004) II-772. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 45. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 573. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, pp. 176-77. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 159. In 333. Mild dust soiling to top edge of text block, a fine copy in very good dust jacket with small triangular size chip from top edge of front panel, several small chips from front flap fold, and some mild shelf wear with shallow loss at spine ends and corner tips. There are two dust jacket states for this edition, one pictorial, the other with Christopher Morley quote on front panel, priority unknown. Example here is the latter and is the less common of the two. An attractive copy. (#111931).
First edition so stated on copyright page.