PRINCE TIMOTEO. London, New York, Chicago: F. Tennyson Neely, Publisher, . Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-254 [255-256: ads], original burgundy cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Young American mountaineer ascends a precipitous "unclimbable" island in the middle of a lake in northern Italy, where he is mistaken by its archaic inhabitants (the descendants of fifteenth century political outcasts) for the son of their king. A rather implausible vehicle for a pseudo-historical novel of romance and intrigue. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 431. Bleiler (1978), p. 76. Reginald 05541. Wright (III) 1975 (locating HEH copy only). Cloth quite rubbed, pulpy text paper a bit tanned, a sound, good copy. This copy is from the John Ruyle collection. A very scarce book. (#165783).
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