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    H[enry] Rider Haggard. Queen Sheba's Ring. London: Eveleigh Nash, 1910. First British edition. 18,600 copies printed of which this is one of 7600 domestic copies with the Nash imprint. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] 7-319 [320: printer's imprint], inserted frontispiece with illustration in color by Cyrus Cuneo, original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, bottom edge untrimmed. Binding slightly askew, shelf wear at head of spine panel, hint of rubbing to cloth at tail of spine panel and several corners, partial hairline cracks to inner hinges, an about very good, bright copy. An uncommon book.

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    Published 10 September 1910, two days after the U.S. edition. "African lost race adventure novel of the finding of a race descended from ancient Abyssinian Jews and others who are surrounded in their mountain fastness of Mur, by a hostile half-negroid people called the Fung." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 101. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06561. Wolff 2879. Scott 54. Whatmore F36.

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