ETIDORHPA, or The End of Earth; The Strange History of a Mysterious Being and The Account of a Remarkable Journey, As communicated in Manuscript to Llewellyn Drury who Promised to Print the Same but Finally Evaded the Responsibility which was Assumed by John Uri Lloyd. A famous novel of Inner Earth.
Cincinnati: Robert Clarke, 1896. Fourth Edition. In publisher's original cloth with silvered vignette on front panel; internals clean and free of marking; colored end papers; front hinge repaired, but rear wholly intact, a rarity as the text was printed on a heavy coated enamel; Knapp frontispiece under original tissue; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. Illustrated profuely by J. Augustus Knapp, who later worked on many projects with Manly Palmer Hall in Los Angeles. 386 pages. Small 4to. Stamp of Simpson Drug Company on the bastard title, dated May 27, 1896. BTW, the title is derived from the goddess, Aphrodite, spelled backwards. (Item ID: 15326)