The House on Stilts: A Novel
Hazard, R. H. , J. A. Lemon(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: G. W. Dillingham Company Publishers
Date Published: 1910
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 39092
346; 4pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Red cloth over boards with black ink stamped titles and vignette on the spine and front cover. Four pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Frontispiece and three plates. Very good. Lightly rubbed and bumped at the spine ends and corners of the covers. There is a very slight lean to the spine, and the spine is sunned, however the title is still very bold. Bleiler CFL. Reginald 06994. Smith H-427. Clareson 411. Listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced in 2008 by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California. Seen in dark and light red cloth variants.
Illustrations by J. A. Lemon. A lost race adventure taking place in the Caribbean, in which the tyrannical "Yellow Queen" rules a bizarre race of Voodoo worshippers. There is also a monastery (the house on stilts) that was founded by Aztec refugees fleeing Cortez.