On the Heights of Himalay
Place Published: New York
Publisher: United States Book Company successors to John W. Lovell Company
Date Published: 1890
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 38910
272pp. Duodecimo [18.5 cm] Brown cloth with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and a figure in gilt on the front cover. White and brown floral endpapers. Very good. The extremities are mildly bumped and rubbed. There is a previous owner's name, along with a very small pen mark on the front free endsheet. The pages are tanned, and a handful of pages have marginalia or underlining in pencil. Listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced in 2008 by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California. Reginald 14484, citing it as "Magi #1."
An occult romance, of travels amidst secret religious orders in Central Asia, and dealing to a certain degree with a lost race of Aztecs in Baja, California.