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Large octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] 9-319 [320: printer's imprint], thirteen illustrations pasted to light brown mounts tipped in, original pictorial light blue cloth over heavy bevel-edged boards, front and spine panels lettered in gold, dinosaur footprints stamped in blind on front, spine and rear panels, t.e.g., pictorial endpapers. First edition, large paper copy, first issue. 1000 sets of sheets for of the Presentation edition were printed, but only 190 copies of this first issue were produced. The remainder were bound later, most issued in 1914 in brown cloth, others distributed sometime later. The first Professor Challenger story, in which the scientist and his exploring party locate a remnant of the prehistoric world on a plateau in South America. Challenger's narrative "remains the most famous of its type and has served as a model since its publication." - Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-63. ". written as pure entertainment, and as such it is a huge success. It stands at the very end of an era of great adventure stories, and it is the equal of anything else in its genre." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1270-73. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-67; (1981) 1-63; (1987) 1-31; (1995) 1-31; and (2004) II-354. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 43. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 612. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 27. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 264. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 71. In 333. Bleiler (1987), p. 63. Reginald 04496. Green and Gibson A37c. Private owner's bookplate affixed to recto of front free endpaper. Spine panel just a bit faded, 14 mm closed tear in cloth at upper spine end, minor foxing to first and last few pages, a bright, nearly fine copy. (#75137). N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : THE LOST WORLD: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE ...
Éditeur : Hodder and Stoughton n.d. .
Date d'édition : 1912
Description du livre Oxford University Press, 1998. Paperback. État : Fine. 199pp. N° de réf. du libraire 011622
Description du livre Dalmatian Press, Franklin, TN, U.S.A., 2004. Hardcover. État : As New. No Jacket. N° de réf. du libraire 000393
Description du livre (London: The Folio Society, 1977), 1977. 8vo; original rust-coloured cloth, with pictorial onlay to upper cover, and spine lettered in gilt; papered slipcase; tinted top edge; pp. 195; plates. Light wear to slipcase, otherwise fine. An attractive edition of this adventure classic first published in 1912. "I have wrought my simple plan / If I give one hour of joy / To the boy who's half a man, / Or the man who's half a boy." - Author's dedication. N° de réf. du libraire 5208
Description du livre Oxford University Press, USA. Paperback. État : New. Paperback. 240 pages. Dimensions: 7.6in. x 5.0in. x 0.6in.The first in Arthur Conan Doyles series of books featuring the popular character of Professor Challenger, The Lost World is a classic tale of adventure and discovery. A scientific team embarks on an expedition to a South American plateau, where they find a seemingly impenetrable and dangerous world that has been frozen in time since the age of dinosaurs. The only edition with a critical introduction, this timeless story is sure to excite the modern reader. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford Worlds Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxfords commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. N° de réf. du libraire 9780199538799
Description du livre Folio Society/, 1979. Folio Society/1979. Hardback. Second Impression. Very Good in Very Good slipcase. Slipcase has slight edge and shelf wear; slight staining to base (which does not affect the book); slight sunning/fading to leading edges. Internally clean and sound. N° de réf. du libraire 13814
Description du livre The Folio Society, 1977. Hardcover. État : Very Good. Pages clean, no markings. Binding tight. Light shelf wear. Book comes in moderately worn hard case. N° de réf. du libraire SM0000010715
Description du livre The Folio Society, London, 1977. Hardcover. pp. 195. 8vo. Bound in terracotta Caxton Kingsway cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Negligible shelfwear, a few remnanets of bookplate to ffep otherwise, contents remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good+ in very good lightly shelfworn beige slipcase. Overall, very good to very good+. N° de réf. du libraire 040864
Description du livre Hodder and Stoughton, London. Hardcover. État : Good. Etat de la jaquette : No. 11.5x18cm. Undated; red boards, blank embossed decoration and publisher's initials on front; black titles on darkened spine worn at rear edge; discoloured endpapers, scant negligible spotting, binding cracking near centre. 252 pp. N° de réf. du libraire MPS1967
Description du livre The Folio Society, London, 1977. Cloth. État : Fine. In slipcase. (196pp). Illustrated. Fine condition Size: Octavo. Hardcover. N° de réf. du libraire 032755
Description du livre Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1912. Fantastica Fiction and Poetry Fantasy and Science Fiction Collection of British Autors in inglese in 16°, tela edit. con titoli oro e fregi al dorso, marca edit. a secco al piatto ant., taglio sup. colorato. N° de réf. du libraire 46370