The Lost World. Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Lost World
The Lost World

The Lost World

New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. Joseph Clement Coll. First American Edition. Hardcover. THE LOST WORLD. A. CONAN DOYLE. Published by Hodder and Stoughton: George H. Doran Company, New York, 1912. Illustrated by Joseph Clement Coll, and 'Maple White'. First US Edition. 309pp. Original beige cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. Sixteen inserted plates (five by 'Maple White' and eleven by Joseph Clement Coll). Mild wear to spine ends and corner tips, near fine copy. Housed in a half black Morocco clamshell box. The first Professor Challenger adventure. "The power of 'The Lost World' lies in a consummate balance of adventure, skilled characterization, novelty of story line, and adept use of scientific themes." This copy has a previous owner's inscription dated 1912 on the front free endpaper. Near Fine. Item #96

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