Front cover image for King Solomon's wives, or, The phantom mines

King Solomon's wives, or, The phantom mines

Print Book, English, 1887
Vizetelly & Co., London, 1887
125 pages, plates : including frontispiece, illustrations ; 19 cm
A parody, of King Solomon's mines by Sir H.R. Haggard
Title vignette
Initials; end-pieces
Publisher's advertisements on lining paper and p. [2-5] at end
Includes colored, folded map
Ads on verso of half-title
A burlesque imitation of "King Solomon's mines" by Ryder Haggard--Cf. H. & L. iii, 220
[2] p. of ads at end, completing last gathering
Also attributed to Sir (Henry) Chartres Biron (see Scott, no. 627 and Beilder, E.F., ed., The checklist of fantastic literature, app. n.2, both of whom affirm his authorship)