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King Solomon's Mines.

by Haggard, H. Rider

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Cassell & Co., London, 1886.. Hardback.. Fold-out frontis illustration. VG- (cocked spine; small stain/rubbing to front cover and ring marks to back cover), without dust jacket.

King Solomon's Mines (1885) is a popular novel by the Victorian adventure writer and fabulist, Sir H. Rider Haggard. It tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first English fictional adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered the genesis of the Lost World literary genre.




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