(#173397) MIRANGO THE MAN-EATER: A TALE OF CENTRAL AFRICA. BEING THE NARRATIVE OF GEORGE PRYCE, TRAVELLER AND EXILE, FIRST WRIT DOWN ANNO DOMINI 1706, AND NOW RETOLD. Lampen, Dudley.

MIRANGO THE MAN-EATER: A TALE OF CENTRAL AFRICA. BEING THE NARRATIVE OF GEORGE PRYCE, TRAVELLER AND EXILE, FIRST WRIT DOWN ANNO DOMINI 1706, AND NOW RETOLD. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, n.d. [1899]. Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-248 1-8: ads, three inserted plates with illustrations by Ernest Prater, original pictorial dark green cloth, front panel stamped in red, white and black, spine panel stamped in black and gold. Probably a later printing. This copy differs from one described by Locke (in Spectrum); title leaf is integral with last leaf of signature "B" [there is no signature "A"] and last four leaves of signature "R" comprise eight pages of publisher's advertisements. Boys' lost race adventure novel featuring descendants of ancient Egyptians in Central Africa. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 132. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot 719. Bleiler (1978), p. 118. Reginald 08571. Cloth a bit rubbed and bubbled, unused prize label affixed to the front paste-down, a very good copy. (#173397).

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