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George Griffith
A Criminal Croesus [Cr¿sus]
London: John Long. London, John Long, 1904. First Edition. First Impression. Lost Race. ".underground world inhabited by the descendants of some trapped Norse travellers; plenty of gold and silver; attempts to exploit the inhabitants and the setting up of a United States of South America". [Locke volI, p97]. Locke has Griffiths as the first prolific British Science Fiction author, something that stands up today, though Griffith's popularity has waned somewhat. In Blieler as Lost Race w/ inventions [p. 86]. Provenance: George Locke. Condition is very good with a little wear, bumping and toning to the boards. Owner's stamp to half-title, numerous pencil notes to front outlining reference material (likely erasable). [5937, Hyraxia Books]. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1904.
Bookseller: Hyraxia
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