GREEN MANSIONS: A ROMANCE OF THE TROPICAL FOREST ..
1926 · London
by Hudson, W[illiam] H[enry]
London: Duckworth & Co., 1926. Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-325 [326-328: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], illustrations, some on full and double page tipped in plates, by Keith Henderson, rebound in full green morocco, richly tooled in gold, inner dentelles, black and red leather labels affixed to spine panel, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. First printing of the edition illustrated by Henderson. "One of the great escapist fantasies, but it belongs to the tragic tradition exemplified by Arthur Machen's The Hill of Dreams (1907) rather than to the exuberant tradition later to be perfected by Edgar Rice Burroughs." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 670-74. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-186. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 485. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 593. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 132. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 104. Reginald 07531. NCBEL III 1060. Payne A23g. Spine panel sunned to brown, mild scuff to lower spine end, a nice copy overall. (#109611) (Inventory #: 109611)