THE FALSE GODS. George Horace Lorimer.


New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1906. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-91 [92: blank] [93-100: ads], four inserted plates with illustrations by J. C. Leyendecker, other illustrations in the text, original decorated brown cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, illustration by Leyendecker affixed to front panel. First edition. Reincarnation of Queen Nefruari in New York City. Lorimer, journalist, editor, publisher; editor-in-chief of the SATURDAY EVENING POST, 1899-1937, "satirizes both yellow journalism and a combination of Madame Blavatsky and Egyptology." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 519. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, p. 85n. Bleiler (1978), p. 126. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (194), p. 513. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 L-507. Previous owner's stamp to front free end paper and rear paste down. Several finger stains, spine and rear cover show insect tracking, damp stain to upper left rear cover. A good copy. (20093). Item #20093

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