BEN-BEOR. A STORY OF THE ANTI-MESSIAH. IN TWO DIVISIONS. PART I. - LUNAR INTAGLIOS. THE MAN IN THE MOON, A COUNTERPART OF WALLACE'S "BEN HUR." PART II. - HISTORICAL PHANTASMAGORIA. THE WANDERING GENTILE, A COMPANION ROMANCE TO SUE'S "WANDERING JEW." Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald Co., 1891. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [i-v] vi [vii] viii-ix [x] [1-2] 3-528 [note: first two leaves are blanks], flyleaf at rear, original maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind, rear panel stamped in blind, slate coated endpapers. First edition. Partly interplanetary fiction with an account of a journey of the prophet Elijah via fiery chariot to the moon and his adventures among its inhabitants. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 33. Locke, Voyages in Space 38. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 23. Reginald 01251. Wright (III) 519. Spine and front panels a bit faded, one signature just starting, a clean, tight, very good copy. (#74704).
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