THE IVORY BALL. New York: W. J. Watt & Company Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-303 [304-312: blank] [note: last 4 leaves are blanks], four inserted plates with illustrations by R. L. Rivera, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. First edition. Adventure novel set in Mexico, San Francisco and aboard a crafty Chinese mandarin's schooner, concerning the Eye of God, a religious talisman which brings death to any unlawful owner, which was stolen from its guardians, the house of the Flying Dragon, during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 H-866. Not in Baird and Greenwood. A bit of loss to highly perishable enamel lettering on spine panel, a very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket with wear at edges, closed tears along folds, and general dust soiling to spine and rear panels. (#152534).
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