AYESHA. The Return of She.
Price: $85.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited.
Date Published: 1905.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 303399
First Edition. Octavo, original blue cloth titled and with a device in gold on spine panel, front panel titled and decorated in gold with borders in green. 384 pp. Frontispiece with tissue guard plus 31 additional black & white plates by Maurice Greiffenhagen inserted throughout the text (all issued). Of two known binding states, this is the issue with the gilt device on the spine. Minor yellowish marks to page edges and to page 173; foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves, small tear to the tissue guard at the frontispiece; a few small dings to the corners of the cloth. Overall, a very bright copy, nice and attractive.
¶ Lost race fantasy novel, the sequel to Haggard's classic work SHE. The immortal goddess Ayesha rules in a hidden valley beyond Tibet.