THE MAN FROM THE MOON. Philip Carmichael.

THE MAN FROM THE MOON ...

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, [1909]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-11 [12-14] 15-296, eight inserted plates with color illustrations by Frank Watkins plus 30 black and white illustrations by Watkins throughout the text, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, white, gray, yellow and gold, spine panel stamped in black, white and gray, all edges stained yellow, pictorial endpapers. First edition, U.S. issue. "Children's fairy tale fantasy of the adventures of the man in the moon upon earth; an expanded and very much embellished version of the anonymous 'The Queer Adventure of the Man in the Moon,' of 1901." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 48. "The pictures are pretty, in the vein, to some extent, of Arthur Rackham ... a very handsome volume." - Locke, Voyages in Space 45. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Eaton catalogue I, p. 226. A bright, fine copy. A lovely copy of a lovely book. (24270). Item #24270

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