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CAPTAIN ISHMAEL: A SAGA OF THE SOUTH SEAS .
London: Hutchinson & Co, 1901 - Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-344 [345-348: ads dated "Autumn 1901"], inserted frontispiece, original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in black, white and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. ". an extraordinary novel of a man doomed to wander deathless through the ages, who several times meets the Wandering Jew, and in the end invents long- range guns with explosive shells in a 'world of if,' long before anybody else." - Sam Moskowitz, "George Griffith-Warrior of If" in George Locke (ed), The Raid of 'Le Vengeur' and Other Stories by George Griffith (1974), p. 44. "One of Griffith's rarest books." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 97. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890- 1950, p. 53. Reginald 06366. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Light scattered foxing to paste-downs and edges of text block, free endpapers age-darkened (a fault common to this book), a tight, bright, very good copy. A nice copy of a scarce book rarely found in decent condition. (#101962) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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