THE ISLE OF LIES. M. P. SHIEL, Matthew Phipps.

THE ISLE OF LIES.

London: T. Werner Laurie. No Date [1909]. First Edition, First Impression. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth titled in black on spine and front panel. The first issue binding. 250 pp. Light foxing to endpapers; spine panel a touch browned, an attractive, very good, above average copy. Item #311483

¶ Scientific romance. Hannibal Lepsius is sired by his father to live a monastic and scholarly life and learn to decipher an ancient stone's writings. All is well until a boat arrives - with women on board. Basically, your typical mad-scientist-creates-a-superman-who-doesn't-care-for-his-role type of novel.

Price: $200.00

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