(#173677) THE PRINCE OF GRAVAS: A STORY OF THE PAST. Alfred C. Fleckenstein.

THE PRINCE OF GRAVAS: A STORY OF THE PAST. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1898. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3 [4] 5-270 [271-272: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], three inserted plates with illustrations by J[ohn?] Waugh, publisher's pictorial gray cloth, front panel stamped in black, red and gold, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Weird novel of a German count who uses psychometry while studying a mummy and experiences part of the life of an ancient Egyptian prince. "Psychometry. From a giant mummy via a form of personality exchange comes a tale of an unknown ancient civilization" (Leon Gammell). "A dramatic story of the ancient world is revealed, of sorcery, hate and war, in which a kingdom is at stake" (Teitler). Bleiler (1978), p. 74. Reginald 05468. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 419. Wright (III) 1896. Spine lean, tiny nick to top edge of page 239/240, else a clean, tight, very good or better copy. (#173677).

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