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    G[eorge] J[ohn] Whyte-Melville. Sarchedon: A Legend of the Great Queen. London: Chapman and Hall, 1871. First edition. Octavo, three volumes: pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-289 [290: blank]; [1-6] [1-3] 4-270; [1-6] [1-3] 4-251 [252: blank], half title present in each volume, original decorated blue cloth, front and rear panels stamped in black, spine panels stamped in black and gold, brown coated endpapers. Cloth rubbed and a bit worn at spine ends and corner tips, faint traces of library labels removed from front covers of each volume (cloth a bit discolored; no label remnants), hairline crack to inner front hinge of volume two, inner front hinge of volume three a bit tender, still a good, sound copy. Quite scarce in the original cloth.

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    "Novel of ancient Assyria and of Babylon, with fantasy elements." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 154. Bleiler (1978), p. 208. Reginald 15288. NCBEL III 971. Not in Sadleir or Wolff.



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