THE SHIP OF ISHTAR. Illustrated by Virgil Finlay. Memorial Edition. A. . FINLAY MERRITT, Virgil, Abraham.

THE SHIP OF ISHTAR. Illustrated by Virgil Finlay. Memorial Edition.

Los Angeles & Toronto: Borden Publishing Company, [1949]. First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. First illustrated edition. 309 pp. Brown cloth stamped in gilt. Top edge stained blue-green. Three full-page black & white plates by Finlay. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #303572

¶ Metempsychosis. Back in time to the deck of an ancient Babylonian galley, where necromantic and elemental forces besiege the vessel. The text in this edition follows the author's preferred text from the Argosy All-Story Weekly serialization rather than that of the 1926 Putnam edition. A classic of 20th century Fantasy Literature.

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