London: Hutchinson, n.d. . FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Octavo, pp.294; , publisher's adverts. In a recent binding of green full morocco, with raised bands and gilt titles to spine; top edge gilt, green marbled endpapers. Original green cloth front board and spine bound in at rear. Internally clean and bright, minor foxing to prelims and endmatter with some occasional marks. Initialled by Doyle to the title page, with the inscription: "With love from the / big brother / A C D". A gripping adventure story featuring Professor Challenger, Doyle's more dynamic and aggressive protagonist - described in "The Lost World" by one character as "just a homicidal megalomaniac with a turn for science". This novel was written after Doyle's turn to spiritualism, and Doyle here explores his spiritualist beliefs through the medium of adventure fiction. Item #47261
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