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  • A LONG DESIRE. by Connell, Evan S. (1924-2013)
    Connell, Evan S. (1924-2013)
    A LONG DESIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Essays on men, women and children who have that "unappeasable desire" to go beyond what is known and familiar - including seekers after Altlantis, the seven cities of Cibola, the northwest passage, legendary figures like Prester John, and more. Bibliography. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-030461618.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (discoloration/offsetting to front endpaper, tear to dj at fold of front flap)

    Book ID: 82091
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  • PERLMAN'S ORDEAL. by Hansen, Brooks.
    Hansen, Brooks.
    PERLMAN'S ORDEAL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1999). First edition - The author's second novel, one which evokes fin de siecle spiritualism and the lost city of Atlantis. One night in London in 1906, Dr. August Perlman, music lover, hashish devotee, is about to leave for the symphony when a catatonic young girl is brought to him 340 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 61277
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  • Norton, Andre. [pseudonym of Alice Mary Norton]
    OPERATION TIME SEARCH.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & World, 1967. dj. Hardcover - A young American photographer is precipitated into a prehistoric age when the city-state of Atlantis ruled.

    Condition: Ex-library with markings and significant reading wear, but in a very good dj.

    Book ID: 17973
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  • PROSPERO'S CHILDREN. by Siegel, Jan (pseudonym of Amanda Hemingway)
    Siegel, Jan (pseudonym of Amanda Hemingway)
    PROSPERO'S CHILDREN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Del Rey - Ballantine, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a fantasy and the first book in the Fernanda "Fern" Capel trilogy set in the lost world of Atlantis. ''A mysterious house in the remote Yorkshire moors awaits sixteen-year-old Fern and her brother. the old house gradually gives up its secrets their familiar world starts to fracture, giving access to a magical and corrupt land destroyed thousands of years ago." Clive Barker described this as "a piece of pure magic. . . a charming, eccentric and powerfully imaginative work of fantasy which will enchant readers for years to come." 350 pp. ISBN: 0-345-439015.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (tears around the cut-out on the front cover of the dj.)

    Book ID: 43275
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