THE FACE IN THE ABYSS. Merritt.

THE FACE IN THE ABYSS. New York: Horace Liveright, Inc., [1931]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-6] 7-343 [344-348] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original decorated yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained red, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed. First edition. "Lost race fantasy adventure novel, possibly Merritt's most imaginative and colourful." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-41; (1995) 2-85; and (2004) II-761. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-243. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1158. Former owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down (hidden by jacket flap). A little shelf wear to upper spine end, a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light rubbing to edges and mild shelf wear to upper spine end. (#136706).

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