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THE ISLAND OF FANTASY: A ROMANCE by  Fergus Hume - First Edition - 1892 - from Popeks Books, IOBA and


by Hume, Fergus

Condition: Collectible-Good/No Jacket

New York: Lovell, Gestefeld & Co., 1892 This antique hardcover book is bound in brown boards with gilt spine lettering. Edgewear, rubbing; owner's name on front endpaper; inner pages browned, wear and soil. This is the first U.S. edition of Hume's Utopian novel set on an island modeled on Greek ideals. Book was originally published in the UK in a three-volume edition. 453 pages; approx. 5"x8".. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectible-Good/No Jacket. Illus. by None.


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