Item #10761 THE FACE IN THE ABYSS. Merritt.


New York: Horace Liveright, Inc., [1931]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-6] 7-343 [344-348] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original decorated yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained red, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed. First edition. "Lost race fantasy adventure novel, possibly Merritt's most imaginative and colourful." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-85. Barron (ed): Fantasy Literature 3-243. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #1158. A very good copy, some spotting to cloth, mostly upper front and rear covers, previous owners bookplate affixed to front paste-down, in a very good to near fine dust jacket, mild edge rubbing to corners and spine ends, closed tear to lower rear panel, vertical crease at front panel/spine. An attractive copy of Merritt's best book. (10761). Item #10761

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