Near Fine in Good dust jacket. Illustrated by David Ireland. First edition. Near fine in a good (minor edge wear with a few small tears, damp mark on verso, prices clipped from both flaps) dust jacket.
Octavo; VG-/VG-; Orange spine with black text; DJ has edgewear, 0.5 inch open tear on upper spine, 1 inch closed tear on front cover; Boards strong, show faint stains; Textblock shows foxing and light stains on exterior head and fore edge; 351pp. Rockville.
Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Hardcover, dark blue cloth lettered in gold on spine, in original publisher's non price-clipped dust-jacket. 351 pages. Introduction by Stuart Teitler. Illustrated by David Ireland. First edition. Originally published in the magazine All Around [1916-1917]. A lost race novel set in the Arabian Desert during World War I, though before the US entered the war. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, unmarked copy. Dust-jacket rubbed at outer joints and showing slight loss at spine ends. A very good+ copy in a very good dust-jacket. [Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 061]
DAVID IRELAND. Very Good in Good jacket. Hard bound in very good condition. Dust cover in good condition. Front and back cover illustrated with color picture's. Cover and page edging are slightly soiled. Leaves are clean, and yellowing with age. Illustrated with black and white picture's. Has 351 page's.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. West Kingston: Donald M. Grant Publisher. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition [originally published as a serial in All Around Magazine in 1916-1917]. "Larry O'Brien ventures into the unknown Arabian desert during the days of World War I. His discoveries are epic; an ancient hidden race, troubled by a conflict between two beautiful priestesses; a barbaric tribe of cave dwellers; and a monstrous saurian survival that represents a threat to all". 351 pages, illustrated. Somewhat misbound at the front [text block is mis-aligned relative to the front board] else Near Fine copy in otherwise Near Fine Dust Wrapper with some vertical creasing and scattered rubbing to the spine..
David Ireland. N-Fine in N-Fine jacket. Book A square tight solid over-all clean un-read copy. This copy has some minor pagedge soil. The DJ is PC on front pastedown but is priced on the rear pastedown. Re-issue of a story released in magazine serial form in 1916-1917. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY.
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