BEYOND THE SNOW; BEING A HISTORY OF TRIM'S ADVENTURES IN NORDLICHTSCHEIN. Chicago: Published by The Lakeside Press, 1873. Octavo, [1-4] [1-8] 9-323 [324-326] [327-328] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], flyleaves at front and rear, inserted chromolithograph half title, twelve full-page illustrations in the text, original pictorial plum cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, cream coated endpapers. First edition. "An imaginative north polar lost race fantasy adventure story for boys, featuring a race of tall, very spindly people." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 93. "An early proto-science fiction novel which extrapolated on Darwinian theories. Unique and wonderful illustrations." - The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 184. Bleiler (1978), p. 164. Reginald 12083. Wright (II) 2004. Ink ownership inscription on front free endpaper, front hinge cracked, rear hinge repaired, rubbing to cloth and fading to the vulnerable plum dye, especially on spine panel, scattered foxing, still a sound, good copy of a notable book. (#143291).
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