AYESHA: THE RETURN OF SHE. London: Ward Lock & Co. Limited, 1905. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5  7  9-384, 32 inserted plates with illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen, original decorated blue cloth, front panel stamped in light green and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, this variant with ornament stamped in gold on both front and spine panels. First edition. Sequel to SHE (1887). 25,000 copies printed. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-74. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 728. Clareson, Science-Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 379. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 463. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1396-1401. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06525. Wolff 2842. Scott 45. Whatmore F28. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, top edge of text block dusty, some foxing to preliminary leaves and page edges, but still else a bright, very good copy. A nice copy overall. (#165538).
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