A GODDESS OF AFRICA: A STORY OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE. New York: The Hobart Company, [1897]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-267 [268: blank], original pictorial light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green. First edition. Later issue with cancel title leaf tipped in on stub with Hobart imprint on recto and 1897 copyright notice of F. Tennyson Neely on verso. Variant with no publisher's imprint on spine panel. Adventure novel set in South Africa where scientist seeks the "missing link." "The story line imitates Verne, while the background is indebted to Haggard." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 637. Bleiler (1978), p. 164. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). A bright, near fine copy. (#90897).

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