[Item #44802] The Sword of the Pyramids. A Story of Many Wars. Edward Lyman BILL.

The Sword of the Pyramids. A Story of Many Wars

London and New York: F. Tennyson Neely, [1898]. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's white pictorial wrappers printed in black, blue, and reddish-pink; vi,[5]-363,[19](ads)pp. Wrappers rather soiled with a few tiny chips along extremities, shallow loss at spine ends, red spine lettering almost entirely faded, textblock uniformly toned due to poor paperstock; still, Very Good and sound. Forms part of the series Neely's Classic Library.

As one contemporary reviewer describes it, "'The Sword of the Pyramids' has enough adventure and fighting to satisfy any lover of the marvelous. The action... [furnishes] enough wars to accomodate the hero, who is a soldier of fortune" (Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 28, 1898). BLEILER (1978), p. 23. Not in Wright.

Price: $125.00

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