THE ROMANCE OF THE FOUNTAIN. London: T. Fisher Unwin, Paternoster Square, MCMV . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 1-274 [275: printer's imprint] [276: blank] -4: ads, title page printed in red and black, original bevel-edged blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge gilt. First edition. "Atmospheric fantasy novel set at the time of the Spanish conquests in the New World, of the discovery of Bimini and the Fountain of Youth and of a carnivorous plant to which sacrifices are made." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 136. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Inner front hinge cracked, abrasion on front paste-down from removal of a bookplate or label, free endpapers tanned, a good copy. (#165858).
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