UNDER PIKE'S PEAK; OR, MAHALMA, CHILD OF THE FIRE FATHER. Charles L. McKesson.

UNDER PIKE'S PEAK; OR, MAHALMA, CHILD OF THE FIRE FATHER. London, New York: F. Tennyson Neely, Publisher, [1898]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-5] 6-302 [303-416: ads], seven inserted plates (photographic views of the Pike's Peak region), original red cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. "A man stumbles upon the subterranean domain of the 'Azonians.' His captors are dwarfed folk with oversized skulls and telepathic ability. Mahalma is the last of her race, a beautiful woman of normal size." - The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 149. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1414. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 545. Teitler and Locke (2013) 803. Bleiler (1978), p. 130. Reginald 09937. Early owner's signature on front free endpaper. A bright, very good or better copy. (#165159).

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