The Treasure of Ho: a Romance. L. Adams BECK, aka Elizabeth Louisa Moresby.

The Treasure of Ho: a Romance.

New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 304pp. Blue cloth lettered on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Elizabeth Louisa Moresby (1862-1931) was a British-born novelist who became the first prolific female fantasy writer in Canada; she wrote under several pseudonyms, though her most popular books were issued as by L. Adams Beck. Moresby started writing her novels, which commonly had an oriental setting, at the age of sixty. She was also a distinguished writer of esoteric works such as 'The Story of Oriental Philosophy' (1928) and 'The Splendor of Asia' (1926), and on Theosophy. Spine a bit darkened, spine ends rubbed, spine lettering dulled, else a clean VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #51975

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