(#170895) THE WONDERFUL CITY. Fletcher.

THE WONDERFUL CITY. London, Edinburgh, and New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1894. Octavo, pp. [i-ii: blank] [iii-v] vi-vii [viii] [9] 10-185 [186: blank] [187-192: ads], inserted frontispiece and extra title leaf with illustrations by Rhind, original pictorial red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind in rear panel, floral pattered endpapers. First edition. Boys' lost race adventure novel set in the American Southwest. "A geographically ignorant, weak imitation of H. Rider Haggard, stilted language and all, to which have been added dime-novel elements."– Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 783. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 85. Bleiler (1978), p. 74. Reginald 05486. Small remnant of a bookplate or prize label on the front paste-down, a bright, tight, very good copy. A nice copy of an attractive book. (#170895).

Price: $150.00

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