Queen Sheba's Ring. H. Rider HAGGARD.
Queen Sheba's Ring

Queen Sheba's Ring. New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1910.

First Edition, precedes the English printing by two days. Sigurd Schou dustjacket art and illustrations. Rare Bleiler listed fantasy title to be found in original dustjacket. "Mr. Haggard has gone back to the style of those inimitable romances, 'She' and 'Ayesha', in this story. He knows well how to handle the occult and adventurous and shows all his old power in this tale of a father's search for his lost son in Central Africa. The unknown tribe, their strange worship, and mysterious inscriptions make a fascinating background". (from the jacket copy) "African lost race adventure novel of the finding of a race descended from ancient Abyssinian Jews and others who are surrounded in their mountain fastness of Mur, by a hostile half- negroid people called the Fung."- Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy. Near Fine but for two different personal library stamps at front endpaper (and one stamp at rear endpaper) in Good dustjacket with modest edge chipping, some darkening to spine, scotch tape shadows at verso of spine ends and flap corners, closed tear at mid-front panel mended at verso with old gift label.

Price: $650.00

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