The Lost World. Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Lost World

The Lost World.

London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912].

First edition. Illustrated with photographic half-tone portrait frontispiece of members of the expedition, plates and two full-page line cut maps. 319, [1, imprint] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original pictorial blue cloth stamped in gold, with white lettering. spine lettered in gilt. Near fine copy (fore edge with light traces of foxing) lacking the rare dust jacket. Green & Gibson A37a; Anatomy of Wonder 1-63; Bleiler, p. 63. Item #312252

Handsome copy of the first Professor Challenger story and the ancestor of most subsequent "Lost World" tales. Even though Doyle has some rather striking anachronisms (e.g., cavemen with dinosaurs), the book has served as the model for dozens of books and films.

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