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The Lost World: Being An Account Of The Recent Amazing Adventures of Professor George E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Professor Summerlee, and Mr. E.D. Malone of the "Daily Gazette"
Hodder and Stoughton - Hodder and Stoughton London, nd., 8vo. Hardcover rebound in blue fabric, spine gold-stamped, and portion from the original cover with white titles and border and gilt illustration of Challenger incorporated on mid-front cover. Some of the white titles and border has faded/rubbed away. 319 pp. with 7 plates and map. Frontispiece tipped-in along bottom of free end paper: a group photograph of The Members of The Exploring Party: Professor Summerlee, Lord John Roxton, E.D. Malone (Daily Gazette), Professor G.E. Challenger, F.R.S., F.R.G.S., from a photograph by William Ransford, Hampstead. Foreward as follows: 'Mr E.D. Malone desires to state that both the injunction for restraint and the libel action have been withdrawn unreservedly by Professor G.E. Challenger, who, being satisfied that no criticism or comment in this book is meant in an offensive spirit, has guaranteed that he will place no impediment to its publication and circulation. Mr. E.D. Malone would wish also to express his gratitude to Mr. Patrick L. Forbes, of Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead, for the skill and sympathy with which he was worked up the sketches which were brought from South America, and also to Mr. W. Ransford, of Elm Row, Hampstead, for his valuable expert help in dealing with the photographs.' The Lost World portrays the first Professor Challenger adventures and exploration into the prehistoric world of South America. The text block is in good condition with mild foxing and some yellowing of pages and small marks and smudges throughout. All page edges yellowed with age. Some creasing and dog-eared page corners, p.277-279. Ink markings highlighting a paragraph on p.10. Item ships with insurance and tracking number. Pls confirm shipping costs with seller. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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