Titre : THE LOST WORLD .
Éditeur : Hodder & Stoughton George H. Doran Company n.d. ., New York
Date d'édition : 1915
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-3] 4-309 [310: blank], sixteen inserted plates, five by "Maple White" and eleven by Joseph Clement Coll, original brown vertically ribbed cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. 20,000 copies printed. 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 A37e. Wolff 1908a. Mild dust soiling to edges, small vertical crease at spine (binding flaw?), touch of rubbing to spine ends, small stain at lower edge of rear cover, an attractive, nearly fine copy. (#125875). N° de réf. du libraire 125875
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