GREEN MANSIONS: A ROMANCE OF THE TROPICAL FOREST. Hudson.

GREEN MANSIONS: A ROMANCE OF THE TROPICAL FOREST. London: Duckworth & Co., 1904. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-315 [316: printer's imprint], original bevel-edged green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, publisher's device stamped in blind on rear panel. First edition. Second binding with publisher's device stamped in blind on rear panel. "One of the great escapist fantasies, but it belongs to the tragic tradition exemplified by Arthur Machen's THE HILL OF DREAMS (1907) rather than to the exuberant tradition later to be perfected by Edgar Rice Burroughs." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 670-74. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-186. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 485. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 593. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 132. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 104. Reginald 07531. NCBEL III 1060. Payne A23a. A bright, nearly fine copy. (#90558).

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