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El Dorado by  Robert; Victor Prout [Illustrations] Cromie - First Edition - 1904 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140942424)

El Dorado

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El Dorado

by Cromie, Robert; Victor Prout [Illustrations]

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London: Ward, Lock & Co, 1904. First Edition. First edition. 308 pp. with illustrated plates. Bound in publisher's blue cloth, front stamped in pale green, spine stamped in gilt. Very Good+ with light rubbing to edges, pages toned with age, offsetting to endpapers. A rare Lost World adventure tale set in the Amazon. The author was born in Belfast, present-day Northern Ireland and is best known for his 1895 novel The Crack of Doom, which reputedly contains the first description of an atomic explosion.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140942424
Title
El Dorado
Author
Cromie, Robert; Victor Prout [Illustrations]
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Ward, Lock & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1904
Keywords
Crack of Doom, Lost World, Lost Race, sci-fi, fantasy, adventure
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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