Item #27058 The Ostrich for the Defence. William H. HILE.

The Ostrich for the Defence. Boston: George H. Ellis Co, 1912.

First Edition. Octavo, original red illustrated cloth and original dustjacket. Photographic frontis. Very scarce Bleiler listed fantasy and utopian novel of a lost African race living in cooperative bliss and raising ostrich. (Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, page 78); Near Fine in nearly Very Good dustjacket, edge nicked and chipped, three closed tears repaired with scotch tape at lower spine and front panel.

Price: $500.00

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