Thomas Vetch - The Amber City: Being Some Account of a Steam Crocodile in Central Africa - Biggs & Debenham, nd [1889], First Edition.


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London, Biggs & Debenham, nd [1889]. First edition, first impression. Hardback. A very good copy. "A Jules-Verne-like excursion narrated by the protagonist, Thomas Vetch, who takes his flying ship into a mild-mannered African Lost World where people live in houses built of amber" [SFE, Clute; Locke, Spectrum, p218; Clute, p1280] [In Bleiler, p199 as Lost Race]. Bevelled edges. Heavy bumping to the edges, gilt dulled, bumping to the spine tips, slight reading lean, top edge dusty. [11299, Hyraxia Books].


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