WHEN SHILOH CAME. New York: J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] 1-295 [296: blank] [297-300: ads] [301-302: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], seven inserted plates with illustrations by the author, original decorated brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, gold and blind, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. A heroic fantasy chronicling events in an imaginary kingdom of the Middle East, culminating in the visit of the wise men to Bethlehem. "A highly imaginative novel of an antediluvian civilization, an unknown people versed in sorceries long-forgotten. Certainly among the forerunners of today's sword and sorcery epics." - Stuart A. Teitler. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 440. Bleiler (1978), p. 107. Reginald 07741. Wright (III) 2895 (locating LC copy only). Bookplate of M. J. Miller, an early collector of fantastic literature, affixed to the front paste-down. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, hairline crack along inner front hinge, still a tight, clean, very good copy. A superior copy of a book seldom found in nice condition. (#149593).
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