Item #22985 THE SHIP OF ISHTAR. Merritt.


New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1926. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vi 1 [2] 3-326 [327-328: blank] [note: final leaf is a blank], original red-brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First edition. This book is found in a number of variant bindings with no priority. "...found him at the peak of his powers. It is the most fully realized of all his fantasies." - Cawthorn & Moorcock: Fantasy: The 100 Best Books #36. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-42. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 130-31. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-246. Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, pp. 838-39. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 559. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 156. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 746. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1407-11. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 140. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10070. Currey, p. 365 (binding C). Name in pencil to front paste down, flaking to color of lettering on front cover and lettering color perished on spine, clean contents, a good to very good copy. (22985). Item #22985

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