A SON OF THE AGES: THE REINCARNATIONS AND ADVENTURES OF SCAR, THE LINK: A STORY OF MAN FROM THE BEGINNING. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-viii] ix-xii [1-2] 3-334 [335: printer's colophon] [336-338: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], four inserted plates with illustrations by Craig Johns, original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. "By combining the ideas of reincarnation and racial memory, Waterloo traces his protagonist from Scar, the Link, through the Phoenicians, the Germanic tribes, and finally the Vikings." – Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 789. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-159; (1981) 1-169; (1987) 1-96; and (1995) 1-96. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 47. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 223. Bleiler (1978), p. 203. Reginald 14903. Cloth lightly rubbed along lower edges, a near fine, bright copy in a defective example of the rare pictorial dust jacket that is worn at edges and missing nearly a third of the upper portion of the front panel (affects title lettering and small area at top right corner of the illustration). (#66442).

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