THE PRE-HISTORIC WORLD ... Translated from the French by Mary J. Safford. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-8 [9-10] 11-310, fly leaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece, original pictorial brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, decorated brown coated endpapers. First U.S. edition. Novel of prehistoric man. "Using the definitive scientific studies of the period, this is a romance of early man in the Gallic landscape couched in three tales, each placed in a separate era -- the Stone Age, a thousand years later in the "Polished Stone Age," and finally in the early age of metals." - Norman Kane. Translated from ROMANS PRÉHISTORIQUES: LE MONDE INCONNU (1876). Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 41. Bleiler (1978), p. 22. Reginald 01206. Early owner's name and address in ink on the front flyleaf. Two light spots on rear cover, a bright, nearly fine copy. (#150985).
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