Good/No Jacket (as issued). Brown cloth decorated with gold stars. Self-published. In remote antediluvian times (8,250 years after the creation of Adam) the continent of "Tula" (Eden) in the South Pacific is destroyed by earthquakes and volcanism caused by a passing comet. Some inhabitants escape the catastrophe in a fleet of airships (the "No-din" is one of the airships) and surface vessels to colonize "Amurica," "Atlantuz," "Ophur" and other lands. A science fiction romance that explains the origin and diffusion of man and the existence of the prehistoric races of America and other lands as well as ancient mythical civilizations (Atlantis, Mu, Ophir) consistent Biblical tradition. Book defects: generally rubbed (but titles all legible); some edgewear esp. at spine and corners; bottom corners bumped; page edges soiled; rep damaged at gutter (but book very solid); "15" written in red ink on ffep; "25" written in red ink on following blank leaf. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: No-Din, The Romance History and Science of ...
Publication Date: 1899
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Description Author, Christy, MO, 1899. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition; First Printing. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 335 pages; Original brown cloth, gilt stamped with stars. Very minor rubbing and wear to covers. Contains several illustrations and maps. "an unusual home-made production purporting to unravel the mysteries of Pre-Historic America. The work reads more like fantasy, or, science fiction, opening as it does with an air-vessal flying from Edena in the Land of Tula to "Am-UR-ICA" in the time of Noah". Reference: Jenkins Cat. #162, item 269. Seller Inventory # 3714