THE WHITE PRINCESS OF THE HIDDEN CITY. Being the Record of Leslie Rutherford's Strange Adventures in Central America. With Six Illustrations by W. Boucher.
Price: $65.00 USD
Place Published: London and Edinburgh
Publisher: W. & R. Chambers, Limited.
Date Published: 1898.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 303369
First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial blue cloth designed in red, brown, black and white, titles in pale yellow, dark grey coated endpapers.  pp (page 290 is an ad page). Frontispiece with tissue guard and 5 additional full-page plates. A later issue binding - the first issue has the titles in gilt and a 32-page publisher's catalogue bound in at the rear, it also has the author's name misspelled "Johnston" on the front cover; here the titles are in pale yellow, there is no catalogue and the spelling of the author's name has been corrected. Cracking to front hinge at half-title leaf, small chip from lower corner of front free endpaper along with a 1" short closed tear, moderate light rubbing to the binding; a very good copy.
¶ The scarcest of Johnstone's three lost race novels. The impenetrable jungles of Nicaragua hide a rich and wonderful city of Incas called 'Oyalapa', ruled by a white queen of European ancestry.