THE LORD OF DEATH AND THE QUEEN OF LIFE. New York: Ace Books, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace Books F345. Two short novels first published in All-Story Weekly in 1919. Sargent describes THE QUEEN OF LIFE as a "flawed utopia" in which "an apparently eutopian Venus continues conflict between men and women." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-409. Several faint creases to rear cover, a near fine copy. (#88784).