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Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-344, four inserted plates with illustrations, one in color, by A. C. Michael, original red-brown patterned cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. 13,000 copies printed. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Haggard on verso of half title leaf: "To / Lady Liverpool / from / H. Rider Haggard / Wellington / 8 June 1916." The book was inscribed to Lady Liverpool during Haggard's stay in New Zealand in May and June 1916 while touring the Dominions to compile his report on "The After-War Settlement & Employment of Ex-Servicemen" for the Royal Colonial Institute. This unrecorded binding is very different from that described by Scott and by Whatmore. It may be a colonial binding or perhaps a presentation binding. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 736. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06542. Scott 66. Whatmore F43. A fine copy. In custom fleece-lined folding red cloth case. (#149999). N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : THE IVORY CHILD .
Éditeur : Cassell and Company, Ltd .
Date d'édition : 1916
Description du livre Longmans, Green, and Co., New York, 1916. Octavo, pp. [1-6]  2-377 [378: blank], four inserted plates with illustrations, one in color, by A. C. Michael, original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel ruled in blind. First U.S. edition. An Alan Quatermain novel. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 736. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06542. Scott 66 [This edition mentioned, but not described]. Whatmore F43.6.a. Cloth a bit faded, mostly front panel and lower edges, page edges a bit tanned, a nearly fine copy in poor later printing pictorial dust jacket (with full color illustration by A. C. Michael printed on front and spine panels with wear and shallow loss along top and bottom edges, separation along rear spine fold and and loss of a bit more than half the spine panel. (#151092). N° de réf. du libraire 151092