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THE SPHINX-LIKE HEAD: A TALE OF MYSTERY .
Published for the Author by A. Brown & Sons, Limited n.d. [1896]., London - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-298 [299-300: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece (tinted facsimile of a document), six illustrations in the text, original blue-green silk-like cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. "Lost race adventure novel set on an unknown island and concerning two subdivisions of the same race in conflict; the villains inhabit an underground City of Destruction." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 208. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Teitler (2013). Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along bottom edges, spine panel just a bit age-darkened, a tight, internally clean, very good copy. An uncommon book. (#149677) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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