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Science Fiction/Fantasy) Bradshaw, William R.

Published by J.F. Douthitt, New York (1892)

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About this Item: J.F. Douthitt, New York, 1892. Illustrated. 1 vols. 8vo. First Edition. First Edition. Illustrated. 1 vols. 8vo. First edition of a classic inhabited-hollow-earth tale; the illustrations were done by eight different artists. Bleiler, p. 29 Original green pictorial cloth, stamped in red and gold, inner hinges cracked, some internal soiling. Seller Inventory # 26742

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The Goddess of Atvatabar: Being the History: William R. Bradshaw

William R. Bradshaw

Published by J. F. Douthitt, New York (1892)

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About this Item: J. F. Douthitt, New York, 1892. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Reprint Edition. Early reprint in light green boards, gilt titled spine, decorated cover in red, green floral patterned endpapers, beveled edges, and frontispiece, 45 illustrations by a variety of artists. No jacket as issued. Early center of the Earth story. New York; J. F. Douthitt (1892), 318 pages A Good copy showing wear, very minor soiling spots, bumped corner, cracked front boards. Seller Inventory # 152343

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SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY]. BRADSHAW, William R.

Published by J. F. Douthitt,, New York: (1892)

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About this Item: J. F. Douthitt,, New York:, 1892. [SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY]. BRADSHAW, William R. THE GODDESS OF ATVATABAR being the History of the Discovery of the Interior World and Conquest of Atvatabar. Profusely Illustrated. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in red, 318 pages, illustrated. Owner's mirror image inscription on second flyleaf, binding quite dull with moderate wear on spine and extremities; a good copy, but text quite clean, binding tight. First edition, presumed second issue binding [Wright III, no. 648; Bleiler p. 29 "dy"]. Seller Inventory # 33895

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William R. Bradshaw

Published by J.F. Douthitt, New York (1892)

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About this Item: J.F. Douthitt, New York, 1892. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Second binding state. 318 pages. Illustrated with 45 b/w plates by C. Durand Chapman et al. "Eccentric occult adventure novel, with some elements of science-fiction. An American North Polar expedition sails through Symmes's Hole down into the hollow earth, where the Kingdom of Atvatabar is found. Here a civilization much different from ours has developed. Psychic power is under control, and there are airships, individual flying belts, and many other marvels-including the fact that the natives speak English via substitution cipher."-Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 270. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 39. In 333, p. 13. Bleiler, 1978, p. 29. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 1-14. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 255. Original pictorial beveled green cloth with cover stamped in red and spine stamped in gilt, floral design on endpapers. Some darkening to spine, wear to spine ends, corners and edges, inner hinge cracked, some soiling to cloth. A good+ to very good copy. Seller Inventory # 102084

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Bradshaw, William R.

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About this Item: Douthitt, 1892. First Edition. THE GODDESS OF ATVATABAR, Douthitt, 1892, first edition, soiling and thus some darkening to the spine (not the covers), inner hinges perhaps just starting a bit, else a near vg copy stamped in gold-gilt pictorial cloth matching the color frontispiece map. Marvelously illustrated. A Victorian "Inner Earth Lost Race" title, which when it turns up, usually turns up in dreadful condition. (Bibliographical point of issue: Those who have handled several copies of this book are no doubt aware that it was bound in a variety of ways. The binding of this copy is amongst the earliest). Seller Inventory # 01590

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Bradshaw, William R. (Richard)

Published by J. F. Douthitt, New York (1892)

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About this Item: J. F. Douthitt, New York, 1892. Hard Cover. Condition: Good+. First Edition. Original pictorial green boards with spine and front panel stamped in gold (denoting first issue binding). Profusely illustrated. Tight binding, clean pages. Slight rubbing to corners and spine ends with dulling to gilt on spine and mild age-toning to pages. There is a split in the gutter between pastedowns and endpapers but binding remains solid. No inscriptions. Not ex-library. An excellent copy of an important book in the history of Science Fiction and Fantasy. ; 8vo; 318 pages. Seller Inventory # 09830

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Bradshaw, William R[ichard]

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About this Item: J. F. Douthitt, New York, 1892. First edition, presumed second binding. Large octavo, pp. [1-5] 6 [7] 8 [9] 10-318 [319: blank] [320: ad], flyleaves at front and rear, frontispiece, 45 illustrations by C. Durand Chapman and others, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in red, spine panel stamped in gold. "A bizarre, often grotesque, fairy tale of science ." - Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, p. 66. An ambitious lost race novel based on Symmes' theory of concentric spheres. Among the more lavish nineteenth century American SF novels, but perhaps of most interest for its introduction by Julian Hawthorne that "denounces Zola and the literary naturalists, predicting that the future of literature lies with such romances as Bradshaw's." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-14. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-21. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 270. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 255. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 091. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 39. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 93. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 29. Reginald 01810. Wright (III) 648. Previous owner's name in ink to first blank endpaper, inner rear hinge partially cracked, Cloth with mild wear at spine ends and corner tips, spine a touch age darkened, a sound, very good, better than average copy. (19989). Seller Inventory # 19989

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SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY]. BRADSHAW, William R.

Published by J. F. Douthitt,, New York: (1892)

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About this Item: J. F. Douthitt,, New York:, 1892. First edition, first issue binding. [SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY: LOST RACE]. BRADSHAW, William R. THE GODDESS OF ATVATABAR Being the History of the Discovery of the Interior World and Conquest of Atvatabar. Profusely Illustrated. [Wright III, No. 648; Bleiler. Checklist of Science Fiction (1979), p. 29]. Large octavo, green pictorial cloth, bevelled edges, front cover decorated in gilt, 318 pages (followed by 1 page of ads), profusely illustrated (by C. Durand Chapman, R. W. Rattray, Carl Gutherz, Paul de Lonpre et al). "A science fiction story of an advanced race which inhabits the interior of a hollow earth. One of the best-known of a number of science fiction novels about underground civilizations, published in America." [Locke. Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 39]. Small ink name on second front flyleaf. Cloth is moderately soiled, with light wear at tips of corners, spine is rubbed, with two very short tears to cloth at base of spine, else a very good copy, with the text clean. Seller Inventory # 57056

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THE GODDESS OF ATVATABAR, or the History: Bradshaw, William R.

Bradshaw, William R.

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About this Item: J. F. Douthitt, New York, 1892. Original Cloth. Illustrated (illustrator). First Edition. 8vo, 318pp. The Goddess of Atvatabar, or the History of the Discovery of the Interior World. Profusely Illustrated. Top of spine has small wrinkle and top corners ever so slightly bumped, but overall a very good copy. Decorative endpapers. Gilt titles to spine and cover, still very bright. Seller Inventory # 956

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Bradshaw, William R.

Published by J. F. Douthitt, New York (1892)

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About this Item: J. F. Douthitt, New York, 1892. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Book condition is Very Good- in boards. Some wear to exterior. A few splits to paper at rear gutter. Text is clean and unmarked, 45 illustrations by C. Durand Chapman and others; a bizarre hollow earth science fiction novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 8250

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The Goddess of Atvatabar (SIGNED First Edition): Bradshaw, William R.

Bradshaw, William R.

Published by J. F. Douthitt, New York (1892)

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About this Item: J. F. Douthitt, New York, 1892. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good-. First Edition; First Printing. Signed and Inscribed By Author; Hardcover. Early hollow earth science fiction novel. Green cloth with cover design stamped in red. Gold gilt lettering on spine. Some wear and soiling to cover. Very Good Minus condition. SIGNED and Inscribed by the author. 318 pages. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 318 pages; Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 100794

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THE GODDESS OF ATVATABAR: BRADSHAW, William R.

BRADSHAW, William R.

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About this Item: 1892. BRADSHAW, William R. THE GODDESS OF ATVATABAR BEING THE HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE INTERIOR WORLD AND CONQUEST OF ATVATABAR. Profusely Illustrated. Introduction by Julian Hawthorne. NY: J.F. Douthitt, 1892. 8vo., green cloth, stamped in gilt. First Edition. Signed presentation from Bradshaw on a front blank page: "To Mrs. Diana Belais, with the highest appreciation of her humanitarian enthusiasm and great intellectual gifts, Wm. R. Bradshaw. New York, Octo 3rd, 1911." Belais helped organize and provided funding for anti-vivisection organizations. She also wrote articles and lectured widely on the issue. She edited "Zoophilly" magazine. This lost-race novel is set in the interior of the earth at the North Pole, with Atvatabar being one of the kingdoms located there. Copies of this novel signed by Bradshaw are uncommon. Good (text is quite nice & gilt bright but the rear cover has a large red stain on the lower portion and there is some dampstaining to the lower corners of the front cover). $750.00. Seller Inventory # 228

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