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    Arthur Conan Doyle. The Lost World. London: [n.d., 1912]. First edition, large paper copy, first issue.


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    Arthur Conan Doyle. The Lost World. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d., 1912]. First edition, large paper copy, first issue.

    One of only 190 copies of the first issue. Large octavo. 319, [1, colophon] pages. With all thirteen illustrations mounted to heavy brown paper, inserted throughout. Publisher's full light blue cloth, covers stamped in blind with dinosaur tracks, front cover and spine lettered in gilt. Rebacked, preserving the original spine, spine browned and worn, some toning, soiling and wear to boards, a few tiny holes to boards, some foxing, soiling and creasing to text, some wear to mounts. A fair copy. The first Professor Challenger story, in which the professor and his expedition discover dinosaurs living in South America. It "remains the most famous of its type and has served as a model since its publication." (Anatomy of Wonder).

    Anatomy of Wonder, 1-63.



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