THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF PHRA THE PHOENICIAN. Edwin Lester Arnold.

THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF PHRA THE PHOENICIAN. London: Chatto & Windus, 1891. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-viii, [1] 2-347, [348: blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "April, 1891" on page [1] inserted at rear, twelve inserted plates with illustrations by H. M. Paget, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in brown, spine panel stamped in brown and gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, white endpapers with floral patterned printed in olive green, all edges untrimmed, top and bottom edges rough-trimmed, fore edge untrimmed. First printing of the first British one-volume edition. Preceded by an 1891 three-volume edition that was not illustrated. Aldiss and Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree, pp. 139-40. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-9. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 45. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 022. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 22. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 32. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, pp. 2156-58. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 10. Reginald 00506. Brown cover stamping a trifle dull, cloth worn at head and tail of spine panel and corners, some rubbing along outer joints, hairline cracks along inner hinges, else a very good copy. (#148809).

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