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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1858. 12mo, pp. [i-ii] iii-v [vi] vii-ix [x] xi-xii 13-253 [254: blank] [255: errata] [256: blank], original decorated brown cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind, light yellow endpapers. First edition in English. A translation, by E. Goodrich Smith, of DREI TAGE IN MEMPHIS ... (1856), with notes and errata at end, which Morgan 9496 considers "a faithful transcript of the original." An early attempt to describe everyday life in ancient Egypt for a general audience presented as a fantasy in which a man meets a young boy (who turns out to be the Egyptian god Horus) who transports him back to the time of the Pharaohs and conducts him on a tour of the ancient world. Maximilian Adolph Uhlemann (died 1862), a German Egyptologist, also published DER LETZTE DER RAMESSIDEN (1860), a popular historical novel. Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, tidemark along lower edges of the sheets, scattered staining and foxing to text ... Read more

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ROSA'S DILEMMA

Underwood, Michael

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.. Octavo, hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#84363)

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ANYTHING BUT THE TRUTH

Underwood, Michael

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London: Macmillan, 1978.. Octavo, boards. First edition. Review slip laid in. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a bump and closed tear to upper front corner. (#83293)

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A TROUT IN THE MILK

Underwood, Michael

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New York: Walker, 1972.. Octavo, hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket. (#84937)

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Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1872.. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-166 [167-168: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated dark green cloth with moir pattern, front and spine panels stamped in gold and copper, slate coated endpapers. First edition. "A collection of four short stories, all fantastic, that has been overlooked by fantasy bibliographers. The first, 'The Exile of von Adelestein's Soul,' is the longest and the best. A nobleman accidentally runs down and kills a young crippled boy. His mother puts a curse on him. Subsequently, every night from 8 PM until 8 AM, von Adelstein goes into a cataleptic trance, waking up exhausted. He is slowly dying. The priest of the manor house consults Albertus Nyktalops, or Albert the Bat, who has a reputation of being a wizard -- which is a good thing, since the dead boy's mother has a reputation of being a witch. Working together, the priest and the wizard discover that the witch has reanimated the boy's c ... Read more

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DUAL ENIGMA

Underwood, Michael

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988.. Octavo, hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#84362)

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THE HIDDEN MAN

Underwood, Michael

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985.. Octavo, hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with slight rubbing. (#84360)

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Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1872.. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-166 [167-168: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated dark green bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and copper, slate coated endpapers. First edition. "A collection of four short stories, all fantastic, that has been overlooked by fantasy bibliographers. The first, 'The Exile of von Adelestein's Soul,' is the longest and the best. A nobleman accidentally runs down and kills a young crippled boy. His mother puts a curse on him. Subsequently, every night from 8 PM until 8 AM, von Adelstein goes into a cataleptic trance, waking up exhausted. He is slowly dying. The priest of the manor house consults Albertus Nyktalops, or Albert the Bat, who has a reputation of being a wizard -- which is a good thing, since the dead boy's mother has a reputation of being a witch. Working together, the priest and the wizard discover that the witch has reanimated the boy's corpse a ... Read more

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THE SEEDS OF MURDER

Underwood, Michael

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.. Octavo, hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#84364)

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GODDESS OF DEATH

Underwood, Michael

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New York: St. Martin's, 1982.. Octavo, hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#84265)

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DEATH IN CAMERA

Underwood, Michael

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984.. Octavo, hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with light rubbing to corners. (#84359)

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FAMOUS STORIES FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES

Underwood, Edna Worthley (translator)

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Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1921.. Octavo, original dark green cloth, printed label affixed to spine panel. First edition. Anthology of eleven short stories from central and eastern Europe, mainly by now obscure authors whose works are not easily available in English. Faint damp marks to rear cover, cloth a little marked but not worn, a sound, internally clean, very good copy of an uncommon book. (#114776)

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THE INJUDICIOUS JUDGE

Underwood, Michael

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987.. Octavo, hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#84361)

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DEATH AT DEEPWOOD GRANGE

Underwood, Michael

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London: Macmillan, 1986.. Octavo, boards. First edition. Some age-darkening to text block, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#83325)

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London: Philip Wellby, 1903.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-234 [235] [236: printer's imprint] 1-4: ads, original decorated yellow-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Occult fantasy novel. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 47. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 215. Bleiler (1978), p. 197. Reginald 14382. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, front free endpaper foxed, small remnant from removal of something at some time pasted to rear paste-down, a very good copy. Scarce. (#148298)

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THE PROTS: A WEIRD ROMANCE ..

Dudbroke (unidentified pseudonym)

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London: S. H. Bousfield & Co., Ltd., n.d. [1903].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-224, five inserted plates with illustrations by Phil Ebbutt, one full-page map in the text, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in brown. First edition. Biological science fiction telling of the creation of protoplasm by chemical means and the fate of the Prots, the life forms brought into being as a result of the experiments. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 632. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. Bleiler (1978), p. 64. Reginald 04553. Top edge of text block dusty, hairline cracks to inner hinges, endpapers foxed, tiny tape repair to upper margin of frontispiece, a very good, sound copy. The binding is clean and quite attractive. An above average copy of a scarce book rarely encountered in nice condition. (#77131)

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THE PROTS: A WEIRD ROMANCE ..

Dudbroke (unidentified pseudonym)

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London: S. H. Bousfield & Co., Ltd., n.d. [1903].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-224, five inserted plates with illustrations by Phil Ebbutt, one full-page map in the text, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in brown. First edition. Biological science fiction telling of the creation of protoplasm by chemical means and the fate of the Prots, the life forms brought into being as a result of the experiments. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 632. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. Bleiler (1978), p. 64. Reginald 04553. Collector's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Touch of dust soiling to cloth, mainly on rear cover, minor foxing to endpapers, an about near fine copy. A handsome copy of a scarce book rarely encountered in nice condition. (#148947)

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THE PROTS: A WEIRD ROMANCE ..

Dudbroke (unidentified pseudonym)

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London: S. H. Bousfield & Co., Ltd., n.d. [1903].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-224, five inserted plates with illustrations by Phil Ebbutt, one full-page map in the text, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in brown. First edition. Biological science fiction telling of the creation of protoplasm by chemical means and the fate of the Prots, the life forms brought into being as a result of the experiments. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 632. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. Bleiler (1978), p. 64. Reginald 04553. Publisher's "compliments" stamp on front free endpaper. Some dust soiling to cloth, mainly on rear cover, minor foxing to cloth, fore-edge of text block and endpapers, top edge of text block dusty, an about near fine copy. A handsome copy of a scarce book rarely encountered in nice condition. (#102669)

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EASTERN MENACE: THE STORY OF JAPANESE IMPERIALISM

Union of Democratic Control, The

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London: The Union of Democratic Control, [1936].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-95 [96], map, original pictorial wrappers printed in blue and black, stapled. First edition. Despite the bold poster-art style of the front cover, this is a thoughtful, well-documented essay about the dilemmas facing Britain as the gathering storm in the East became harder to ignore. A very good copy. (#147083)

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Washington: [United States Government Printing Office], 1922.. Octavo, pp. 1335, illustrations, original blue cloth, stamped in gold and blind. First edition. Comprises the proclamations, appointments, etc. of Confederate President Davis, and Confederate State Department correspondence with diplomatic agents. Contains detailed contents pages with a summary for each document. An essential primary source for historians. Cloth of spine ends a bit pulled, a sound, good copy with clean interior. (#147251)

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