THE END OF A WORLD. Translated from the French by Jeffery E. Jeffery. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-268 [269: colophon] [270: blank], illustrations, title page printed in brown and black, original decorated yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and green, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, top edge stained green, decorated endpapers. First edition in English. Prehistoric romance recording the last cycle in the history of a community of the Cro-Magnon period. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-4. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 41. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 015. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 21 (recording a copy of the British issue). The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 5. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 22. Bleiler (1978), p. 5. Reginald 00340. A fine copy in nearly fine pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by John Austin) with touch of rubbing along top and bottom edges. A sharp copy. (#147141).
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