THE HEROINES OF PETOSÉGA: A NOVEL. New York: The Hawthorne Publishing Company, 42 West 23rd Street, 1889. Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv [v-vii] viii-xii [xiii] xiv  2-283 [284: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated tan cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, floral patterned endpapers printed in green. First edition. A fantasy of history which begins in the ancient golden-domed city of Petoséga in Upper Michigan thirty centuries ago; now "but the burial place of a once heroic and mighty race." - prologue. The Perosegans are of Greek origin and the survivors of the natural cataclysm that destroys their civilization return to ancient Greece by way of Zoatia, an imaginary land in the South Pacific. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 236. The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 66. Teitler (2013) 337. Wright (III) 1452. A very good copy. (#148913).
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