London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1887.
First edition. Portrait frontispiece, plates by J. Cooper from drawings by C. H. M. Kerr. 1 vols. 8vo. Original slate blue cloth, bevelled edges, lettered and decorated in gilt, axe in gilt on spinepage of other works by Haggard on verso of the "Authorities" page at the back, quote by Andrew Lang on verso of half-title. Lower cover and lower edges of binding very slightly stained, some rubbing, illustrated endpapers, small hole on front free endpaper, some offsetting from Paul Bechet bookplate, some spotting of fore-edges, text generally clean. A Very good copy Scott 7; Whatmore F56; McKay 7; Sadleir 1079. Item #63289
Following an African river underground to a subterranean city gives the Quatermain party numerous adventures, combined with his wooing of the Queen and involving them all in a civil war. In typical Haggard "swash-buckling" style.
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