AN AFRICAN TREASURE: A TALE OF THE GREAT SAHARA: HOW THE DOCTOR AND SANDY PEEBLES OUTWITTED THE BASHA MISFIWA IN HIS SEARCH FOR THE MEANING OF THE STRANGE CRYPTOGRAM AND HOW JIM GREATHED, BY THE AID OF THE LOVELY SUSANNAH, DISPELLED THE MYSTERY OF "BRO'R SOL," TOGETHER WITH THEIR ADVENTURES IN THE INTERIOR OF MOROCCO. New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, 1900. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii-v [vi]  8-367 [368: blank], inserted frontispiece, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. "African adventure story culminating in the discovery of a lost city people[d] by the descendants of the Romans." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 54 (citing a UK third edition). Bleiler (1978) p. 45. Reginald 03115. Hint of rubbing to cloth at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, two short splits in inner rear hinge repaired, a near fine, bright copy. (#74851).
No statement of printing.