QUEST OF THE DAWN MAN ... Translated from the French by the Honorable Lady Whitehead. New York: Ace Books, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. Ace F269. Translation of LE FELIN GEANT (1920). This English translation first was published in 1924 as THE GIANT CAT. "A Cro-Magnon hunter and friend have adventures meeting strange animals and humans." - Tuck, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1968, p. 372. This prehistoric fantasy was the elder Rosny's only novel translated into English during his lifetime. Reginald 12441A. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-86; (1987) 2-95; and (1995) 2-105. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 46. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 1029. Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 186. Bleiler (1978), p. 171. A fine, unread copy. Cover art by Harry J. Sharre. (#143948).
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