THE FACE IN THE ABYSS. New York: Horace Liveright, Inc., . Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-6] 7-343 [344-348] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original decorated yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained red, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed. First edition. "Lost race fantasy adventure novel, possibly Merritt's most imaginative and colorful." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-41; (1995) 2-85; and (2004) II-761. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-243. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1158. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 555. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 504-07. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10063. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket. A spectacular copy of Merritt's best novel. (#90784).
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