The Race Before Us
Place Published: London
Publisher: F. V. White & Co. Ltd
Date Published: 1910
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 37923
312pp. Octavo [20 cm] Gray cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Top and fore edges smooth; bottom edge untrimmed. Good plus. The spine is mildly rolled and darkened, and the cloth on the front board is lightly foxed. The frayed spine ends are bumped. The free endsheets are darkened and discolored, and there is a 2" crack in the front endsheet along the hinge. The pages at the beginning and end are foxed, and there are occasional traces of foxing in the margins of the pages. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet.
Guy Thorne is the pseudonym for Cyril A. Ranger Gull. A novel with elements of science fiction, involving the "spirituality of sport" and "Christian athletes" in the near future.