The Ostrich for the Defence
Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Press of Geo. H. Ellis Co.
Date Published: 1912
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 38905
324pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover, and an ostrich design stamped in white and black on the front cover. Very good. The extremities are mildly bumped and rubbed, and there are a couple of 5" long ripples in the cloth of the rear board. There are also corresponding ripples in the paper of the rear pastedown. The pages have occasional small stains. The text block is sturdy. Smith: H-16. Clareson 417. Listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced in 2008 by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California.
A novel that includes a lost race cooperative Utopia in Africa, which is ruled by a white queen. The ostrich is key to the future of mankind.