A SON OF NOAH. Mary Anderson.

A SON OF NOAH. London: Digby, Long & Co., Publishers, n.d. [1893]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1] 2-318 [319-320: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, floral pattered endpapers, top edge untrimmed, other edges rough trimmed. First edition, first printing. "Heroic fantasy of antediluvian days which includes the discovery of a race of people called the Sarpis who are in advance of the rest of the world but who worship a pterodactyl." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 21 and A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 131 (describing first and fourth printings). Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 50. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 21. Reginald 00259. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Hairline cracks along inner hinges, top edge of text block dusty, still a tight, bright, very good copy of an attractive book. Like most Digby, Long books, quite scarce. (#151877).

Price: $500.00

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