San Francisco: William Doxey, 1896. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 250pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Rebound in blue cloth with a black gilt stamped title label on the spine, and new endsheets and flyleaves. Good only. The front endsheet has a previous owner's bookplate and notations, and a bookseller's small label. Underlining in red throughout the pages. The first 50 or so pages have closed tears in the bottom margins, near the gutters. Bleiler CFL. Reginald 14483. Listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced in 2008 by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California. Item #37970
The first volume of the "California Authors Series." Inscribed in length, in the year 1916, by theosophist writer, Albert Van Der Naillen, on the title page. A work with many spiritual and occult themes.