Queen Sheba's Ring.

London: Eveleigh Nash, Fawside House, 1910.

First edition. 18, 600 copies printed of which this is one of 7600 domestic copies with the Nash imprint. Published 10 September 1910, two days after the U. S. edition. Frontispiece by Cyrus Cuneo. 319 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Red cloth. Spine just a little dull, hinges cracked, some foxing to preliminaries, else very good. Signature E.G. Hoyes Millar Rosie Castle Moshose Scott 54; Whatmore F 36 A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 101. Bleiler (1978), p. 90; Reginald 06561; Wolff 2879. Item #63288

Haggard originally wanted to call this Maqueda, but was persuaded to adopt this title by Eveleigh Nash, the editor of Nash's Magazine (in which Queen Sheba's Ring originally appeared serially.) "African lost race adventure novel of the finding of a race descended from ancient Abyssinian Jews andothers who are surrounded in their mountain fastness of Mur, by a hostile half-negroid people called the Fung. "-Locke.

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