THE FORTRESS OF YADASARA: A NARRATIVE PREPARED FROM THE MANUSCRIPT OF CLINTON VERRALL, ESQ. London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co., 1899. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii  10-432, eight inserted plates with illustrations by Lancelot Speed, title page printed in red and black, original pictorial light blue cloth, front panel stamped in white and dark blue, spine panel stamped in white and gold, t.e.g. First edition. Descendants of ancient Crusaders are found in Drusunland, an unexplored region in Turkey. Published under the author's real name in 1907 in the U.S. by R. F. Fenno & Company as THE KNIGHT OF THE SILVER STAR. This UK edition was reportedly limited to 1500 copies and, unlike the later U.S. edition, is quite scarce. In 333. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s - 1930s 092. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 145. Bleiler (1978), p. 30 and p. 128. Reginald 01848. Early gift inscription on front free endpaper. Cloth very lightly rubbed at edges, several small scratches to dark blue background ink on front cover, a clean, tight, very good copy. A nice copy of a handsome book. (#90704).
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