(#172997) POSEIDON'S PARADISE: THE ROMANCE OF ATLANTIS. Elizabeth G. Birkmaier.
POSEIDON'S PARADISE: THE ROMANCE OF ATLANTIS.

POSEIDON'S PARADISE: THE ROMANCE OF ATLANTIS. San Francisco: The Clemens Publishing Co., 1892. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-4] 5-305 [306: blank] [note: leaf preceding title leaf is frontispiece map], two plans in text, original pictorial tan wrappers, printed in orange and black. First edition. Issued in cloth and in wrappers, this being one of latter published as number 2 (October 1892) of "The Pacific Library." "... the earliest pseudo-historical novel by an American to use Atlantis as a setting." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 076. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, pp. 180-81. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, p. 140. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 34. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 129. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 23. Reginald 01332. Not in Wright. Wrappers damp stained, a very good copy with clean, tight interior. This paperbound issue is rare. (#172997).

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