At the Queen's Mercy

Boston: Lamson, Wolffe, 1897. First Edition. Octavo. Publisher's ribbed olive cloth, silver titles, designs stamped in green and silver, top page edges gilt, page fore-edges and bottom edges deckle. Five illustrated plates (including frontis; tissue guard complete and present) by Henry SandhamIn much the same as H. Rider Haggard, Blodgett, famous for her children's tales, sets her tribal love story in Africa, with cults, human sacrifice, and supernatural visions. Once thought to be a possible source for Edgar Rice Burroughs' "Tarzan" stories.

Minor toning to the spine, and minute shelfwear, else Near Fine.

Bleiler, "The Guide to Supernatural Fiction" 222.


[Book #130362]

Price: $200.00