PHARAOH'S TREASURE: AN EGYPTIAN ROMANCE. Luman Allen.

PHARAOH'S TREASURE: AN EGYPTIAN ROMANCE. Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry & Co., 1891. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-355 [356: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece, original olive green cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. Pseudo-historical novel. "An ancient manuscript, recently discovered, gives an account of the adventures of Athene in Egypt circa 1345 B.C. At the end a Hebrew seer laments the bondage of the Israelites. Such a novel underscores the continuing interest in Egyptology and Biblical materials at the turn of the century." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870-1930s 011. The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 3. Bleiler (1978), p. 4. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Wright, American Fiction 1876-1900. Light wear to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, text block, printed on pulp paper, is tanned but not brittle, a very good copy. (#167261).

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