The Luck of the Strong -by William Hope Hodgson ( A Langley Searles' Former Copy -signed by him )(The Pirates; Captain Gunbolt Charity and the Painted Lady; Capt. Jat, Island of the Ud / Adventure of the Headland; DCO Cargunka; Stone Ship, etc)

By: Hodgson, William Hope ( W ) ( A Langley Searles related -signed)

Price: $1,562.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, a Good copy only, rubbing to boards, edge wear, front hinge is loose but still attached quite solidly, some browning to the paper, sunning to the spine, tear along spine to external paper but not internal hinge ---in a very attractive Very Good dustjacket, light wear and a bit of very shallow chipping, super William Otway McCannell cover art, all of the early WHH books are scarce, ---this copy was owned by A Langley Searles who has signed and dated ( 1944 ) the verso of the front cover, Searles was heavily involved in SF fandom and was the driving force behind the Fanzine Fantasy Commentator, the copyright page states 1912, 1914, but those dates are referencing to copyright for individual stories in this volume, whilst this edition is undated it is in the same format and style as others from this time period which were issued in 1920 / 1921, ---this contains: Poem The Pirates; Poem, The Ship; stories = Captain Gunbolt Charity and the Painted Lady; Captain Jat, The Island of the Ud; Capt. Jat, The Adventure of the Headland; The Getting Even of 'Parson' Guyles; DCO Cargunka, The Adv. with the Claim Jumpers; We Too and Billy Dunkan; The Stone Ship, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: The Luck of the Strong -by William Hope Hodgson ( A Langley Searles' Former Copy -signed by him )(The Pirates; Captain Gunbolt Charity and the Painted Lady; Capt. Jat, Island of the Ud / Adventure of the Headland; DCO Cargunka; Stone Ship, etc)

Author Name: Hodgson, William Hope ( W ) ( A Langley Searles related -signed)

Illustrator: William Otway McCannell Cover Art

Categories: Science Fiction Fantasy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Holden and Hardingham, NO DATE - 1920, 1st Cheap edition, First Printing: 1920

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good (see description)

Jacket Condition: Very Good (see description)

Inscription: Signed (by Owner)

Seller ID: 157620

Keywords: Hodgson, William Hope