Item #311483 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. Small scratches to rear panel, 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: $150.00

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