PERSIAN DAWNS, EGYPTIAN NIGHTS. With a Foreword by J. D. Beresford. Mitchell, Leslie.

PERSIAN DAWNS, EGYPTIAN NIGHTS. With a Foreword by J. D. Beresford. London: Jarrolds Publishers London Limited, n.d. [1933]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-11 [12] 13 [14-16] 17-286 [287-288: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, fore-edge rough trimmed. First edition. A dozen Middle Eastern romances. "The Last Ogre" concerns a yeti-like prehistoric survival. Mitchell was one of the more promising authors of British scientific romance between the two World Wars, but died when he was just thirty-four. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 245-46. Bleiler (1978), p. 141. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). A bright, nearly fine copy in about good pictorial dust jacket with shelf wear at edges, chip from upper spine end, two abrasions with loss to front panel affecting several letters of the title, and several external tape mends. Very scarce. (#118769).

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