They Found Atlantis - Inscribed - Dennis Wheatley 1936 - Hutchinson &, London - Third impression A nice example of the first book in the ‘Lost World’ series, inscribed ‘For Edmund Pike, With every good wish from Dennis Wheatley, April 15th 36’

‘The documentation of the legend of Atlantis, the detail of the underwater explorations and the grotesquerie of fabulous deep-sea monsters, hostile to human invaders, make this book worth reading.’ – Beatrice Sherman, The New York Times.

‘Dennis Wheatley has conceived one of the most amazing tales since the days of Jules Verne and Wells... boredom vanishes with the wave of Wheatley's magic pen.’ – Los Angeles Times.
  Third impression, released the same year as the first impression.

Octavo (book size 19.1x13.3cm), pp. 339, 340-342 (publisher’s ads), 40 (publisher’s ‘Spring 1936’ list). In publisher’s brick red cloth, spine and front panel lettered in black, illustrated black and white endpapers showing a map of Atlantis.
  Condition: Near fine, light foxing to first and last three pages, fore-edge, and cloth spine.   Ref: 110109   Price: HK$ 1,400