AT THE QUEEN'S MERCY. Boston, New York and London: Lampson, Wolffe and Company, 1897. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] 1-261 [262: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by Henry Sadham, title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial olive-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green and silver, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. Fantastic adventure story of the discovery of a mysterious walled city in the African interior ruled by a queen with supernatural powers. One of the better Haggard imitations. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 222. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, p. 163. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 082. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 36. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 135. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 26. Reginald 01553. Wright (III) 570. A fine copy. (#172899).
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