In Quest of Sheba's Treasure: A Perilous Adventure by Land and Sea

In Quest of Sheba's Treasure: A Perilous Adventure by Land and Sea

Walkey, S. , George Hutchinson(illus.)

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Place Published: London and New York
Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.
Date Published: [1897]
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 37777

Description

320pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Red, black and gilt pictorially stamped cloth spine and boards. Black and white illustrated frontispiece. Good condition only. The spine is darkened, and the boards are subtly rubbed and soiled. The spine ends are bumped. The front hinge has been re-enforced. In Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 221. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet. This title is listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced in 2008 by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California.

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With original illustrations by George Hutchinson. A juvenile novel set at the end of the 18th century, involving a lost race of Shebites in North Africa.



By This Author: Walkey, S.
By This Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.