THE LOST INCA: A TALE OF DISCOVERY IN THE VALE OF THE INTI-MAYU. By the Inca-Pancho-Ozollo ... [pseudonym]. Alfred Francis Sears, the "Inca-Pancho-Ozollo."

THE LOST INCA: A TALE OF DISCOVERY IN THE VALE OF THE INTI-MAYU. By the Inca-Pancho-Ozollo ... [pseudonym]. New York: Cassell & Company, Limited, [1889]. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii-iv 1-287 [288: blank] [289-296: ads], inserted double-page map, original yellow wrappers printed in black. First edition. Issued in cloth and in paper wrappers as "Cassell's Sunshine Series of Choice Fiction," volume one, number 39, 15 November 1889, this being one of paperbound copies. "Envisions and extrapolates the progress through the centuries of an underground Inca nation in the arts, sciences and government. Thoughtful and inventive as well as being a good adventure story." - Stuart A. Teitler, Kaleidoscope Books, Catalogue 51 (1984), 61. "Lost Incan society with advanced technology presented as a eutopia." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 82. Teitler and Locke (2013) 953. Reginald 07698. Eaton Catalogue III, p. 182. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Wright. Printed on pulp paper stock which is tanned. Small chips from upper and lower fore-edge corners early and late, but paper still fairly supple, tape mend along fore-edge of left edge of map (the back side), some loss at spine ends, cover a bit dusty, a very good copy overall. A rare book, especially in the paper binding. In fact, the only intact example we have seen or heard of. This copy was part of the Stuart Teitler collection of lost race fiction.(#153379).

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