UNDER THE SUN ... With a Preface by Edwin Arnold. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1882. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xv [xvi] [1-3] 4-366 [367-372: extracts from reviews of Robinson's books], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated mustard cloth, front and rear panels stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in brown, top edge stated yellow. First edition. Selections from earlier British editions of In MY INDIAN GARDEN (1878) and UNDER THE PUNKAH (1881). Mixed collection of Indian sketches, mostly dealing with flora and fauna, the balance fiction from UNDER THE PUNKAH, including "The Hunting of the Soko," a missing link, and "The Man-Eating Tree," his famous story of a vampiric plant in Central Africa. Frost, The Monster with a Thousand Faces, pp. 47-8. Not listed in the standard fantasy checklists. Not in the Eaton catalogue. Mild soiling to cloth, a very good copy. (#167366).
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