THE ACOLHUANS: A NARRATIVE OF SOJOURN AND ADVENTURE AMONG THE MOUND BUILDERS OF THE OHIO VALLEY. BEING A FREE TRANSLATION OF THE NORRAENA OF THE MEMOIRS OF IVARR BARTHOLDSSON. Columbus, Ohio: McClelland & Company Publishers, 1902. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii [iv] v [vi] vii-xiv 1-423 [424-426: blank] [note last leaf is a blank], eleven inserted plates, title page printed in red and black, original pictorial red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Pseudo-historical lost race fantasy. "Adventure novel set in the tenth century in which a Norse expedition reaches America and encounters the civilization of the Mound Builders in the Ohio Valley." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 30. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, p. 181. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 051. Bleiler (1978), p. 18. Reginald 00992. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 B-403. Small soil mark on front cover, a couple of small damp spots on rear cover, a very good copy. (#151990).
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