(#143269) A SON OF NOAH. Mary Anderson.

A SON OF NOAH. London: Digby, Long & Co., Publishers, n.d. [1893]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-318 [319-320: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks; here, as with other observed copies, the first blank has been excised], original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, floral pattered endpapers, top edge untrimmed, other edges rough trimmed. First edition, first printing. "Heroic fantasy of antediluvian days which includes the discovery of a race of people called the Sarpis who are in advance of the rest of the world but who worship a pterodactyl." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 21 and A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 131 (describing first and fourth printings). Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 50. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 21. Reginald 00259. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Faint spotting to covers near fore-edges, small v-chip from top edge of half-title leaf (no loss of text), a bright, very good copy. Like most Digby, Long books, quite scarce. (#143269).

Price: $450.00

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