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San Francisco: Samuel Carson & Co. / New York: C.T. Dillingham, 1888.

First Edition. Octavo, original brown cloth lettered and designed in gold, black and blind. 333 pp, Frontispiece. Of several noted bindings, this appears to be a deluxe issue, with extra black decorations on the front panel which appear only in blind on the rear panel of every other issue we... more

Price: $125.00 USD

London: John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd., No date [c. 1915]..

Early printing. Octavo, original dark blue cloth designed and lettered in black. 320 pp. Frontispiece and three plates in colour. Front free endpaper neatly replaced, spine panel tanned, a very good copy. The first printing of this book has the date '1914' on the verso of the title page, and... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: Centaur Press, [1971].

First edition, hardcover issue. Octavo, original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. 160 pp. Contains an introduction by Atlantis expert, Henry M. Eichner, and illustrations by Robert Bruce Acheson and Donald Fish. Tiny bump to lower front corner, a fine copy in a slightly browned dust wrapper, with a bit... more

Price: $30.00 USD

London: Hutchinson & Co. , No Date [circa 1920].

Second edition, so stated. Small octavo, original blue boards titled and bordered in gold. Spine panel somewhat faded and a bit leaned, small split to board at upper front hinge, a good to very good copy. Lost race novel of the survivors of Ancient Atlantis in the Sahara desert.... more

Price: $25.00 USD

New York: Duffield and Company. , 1920.

First American Edition. Octavo, original red boards stamped in black. 303 pp. Spine slightly tanned, faintly soiled & rubbed. Minor rubbing & bumps to corners. A very good copy, pretty clean and nice overall, internally fresh. ... more

Price: $40.00 USD

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company., 1892..

Early reprint. Octavo, original pictorial green cloth stamped in black & gold. 246 pp. Frontispiece and 27 (!) additional full page illustrations. Small cracks to rear board, some foxing, a very good copy. Very uncommon. ... more

Price: $125.00 USD

Akron, Ohio: The Saalfield Publishing Company., 1903..

First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial blue cloth designed in Green and yellow, spine lettered in gilt. [360] pp. Frontispiece & three plates. Old Christmas inscription in pencil on front flyleaf, dated 1904; small bumps, a very good bright copy. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

London: John Long, 1899.

Second Edition, so stated on the title page. Octavo, original red cloth designed and titled in gray on front panel, titled in gilt on spine. [320] pp. Contemporary ink name on front fly, endpapers browned, light spotting to cloth; a very good, bright copy. From the collection of John Ruyle.... more

Price: $45.00 USD

London: The "Boy's Own Paper" Office. , No date [1926]..

First edition. Octavo, original pictorial gray cloth stamped in white and black on spine & front panel. 282 pp + [2] pp ads at rear. Colour frontispiece plus four additional full-page black & white plates. Ink name on front free endpaper, dated 1926; moderate foxing, frontispiece plate a touch worn... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: Robert M. McBride & Company., 1924..

First American edition. Octavo, original yellow cloth titled in black. 327 pp. Inner front hinge neatly repaired, yellow cloth slightly soiled, small stain on fore-edge of sheets. Small bookplate of collector John Ruyle at upper corner of front paste-down. A very good copy. ... more

Price: $25.00 USD

[Greenburg, PA]: [Tribune Press Pub. Co.] , No Date (circa 1879)..

First edition. Tall octavo, original black cloth, gold titles on spine. 247 pp.Page edges from pp 72-91 snagged & torn in margins, dampstains to lower covers and to the lower edge of most of the text block, cloth a bit worn, spine lettering oxidized. A fairly good copy only of... more

Price: $60.00 USD

London: The Amalgamated Press / Boys' Friend Library., 1928..

Small octavo, original colour pictorial wrappers. Issued as The Boy's Friend Library New Series No. 162 (4d). Slight wear, a very good copy. ... more

Price: $35.00 USD

London: Arthur Barker Ltd., [1933]..

First edition. Octavo, original orange boards titled in black on spine panel. Of two noted bindings this is likely the second issue (also known in blue cloth with gold lettering). 320 pp. Small bumps at edges, paper a bit browned, a very good copy in a nice dust jacket, a... more

Price: $75.00 USD

New York: Frank Tousey, Publisher., 1909.

First Edition. Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Issued as All Around Weekly No. 8, December 17, 1909 (5 cents). 28 pp, ads. Complete with all covers. Tape reinforcement to spine and all cover edges, as well as tape reinforcement to the edges of every page - some sort of older... more

Price: $35.00 USD

New York: Frank Tousey, Publisher., 1915..

Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Issued as Pluck and Luck Weekly No. 887, June 2, 1915 (5 cents). 30 pp, ads. Complete with all covers. Minor browning and small stains, mostly unopened. Very good or better copy. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: Frank Tousey, Publisher., 1900.

Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Issued as Three Chums Weekly No. 26, May 4, 1900 (5 cents). 30 pp, ads. Complete with all covers. Chipping along spine and cover separated; small stains to fore-edges, paper is off-white and supple; a very good copy. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

London: John Long, 1898..

First Edition. Tall thin 12mo, a very unusual format. Original brown cloth titled and decorated in black on front cover, gilt titles on spine, publisher's monogram in blind on rear panel. [126] pp + [2] pp ads at rear. Title page printed in red & black. Dust soiling to the... more

Price: $150.00 USD

London: Greening & Co., 1899.

First Edition. Octavo, bound in blue cloth with red morocco spine, raised bands with gilt designs, green label titled in gilt. 283 pp. Frontispiece portrait. Minor stains to the text, endpapers browned; very good copy. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York, London & Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., 1931..

First edition. 236 pp. Green pictorial cloth designed in black. Pictorial end papers. Frontispiece & 5 illustrations. A clean very good copy in a slightly chipped pictorial dust jacket, with wrap-around design by Carlos Sanchez M. There is a small tear on the jacket spine repaired internally with tape. From... more

Price: $55.00 USD

London: T. Nelson and Sons., 1894..

First edition. Octavo, original pictorial blue cloth stamped in black & gold, floral endpapers. 185 pp + [6] pp publisher's catalogue at rear. Double-page frontispiece and illustrated title page printed on glossy paper, tissue guard. Small hole to the tissue guard, handsome bookplate of Hazel King Holbrook on front paste-down;... more

Price: $40.00 USD



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