A MYSTERY OF THE CORDILLERA: A TALE OF ADVENTURE IN THE ANDES. Arthur Mason Bourne.

A MYSTERY OF THE CORDILLERA: A TALE OF ADVENTURE IN THE ANDES. London: Bellairs & Co., 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-312, six inserted plates, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed, black coated endpapers. First edition, first issue. "... the discovery of an isolated community of mixed European (17th century) and Incan descent in the high Andes." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 38. "The 'Araucanos' are a people with psychic abilities and are of 17th century Welsh origins" - Teitler, Eureka! (Kaleidoscope 1975), catalogue 29, #52. "Interesting story of adventures in the untrammeled Andes peaks." - Leon Gammell. Bleiler (1978), p. 28. Cloth rubbed at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, several stains on rear cover, else a clean, tight copy. Actually a pretty nice copy of a scarce book. (#147757).

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