THE MYSTERIES OF THE FORMATION OF THE EARTH, THE RISING AND SINKING OF CONTINENTS, THE INTRODUCTION OF MAN AND HIS DESTINY REVEALED, IN GOD'S OWN WAY AND TIME. Author's Edition. Buffalo: Charles Wells Moulton, 1899. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi 9-225 [226: blank] [note: complete despite gap in pagination; contents leaf (pages [v]-vi) is an inserted single leaf)], original burgundy cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Prehistoric fantasy. Atlantis is pictured as having thrived and died twice. The first Atlantis attained a high order of civilization before internal and elemental disasters moved the great continent from it's place in the Pacific. The second Atlantis, in the Atlantic, is visited by a giant from the planet Jupiter, who foretells certain events that come to pass. Published anonymously, but the copyright holder is Ira C. Fuller and "Fuller" is printed on the spine panel. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, pp. 158-9. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 87. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V292. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 446. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Day (1963) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Wright, American Fiction, 1876-1900. Early gift inscriptions on the front free endpaper and the rear free endpaper. Just a touch of rubbing to cloth at edges, a bright, very good copy. (#151915).
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