The Key of Dreams: a Romance of the Orient. L. Adams BECK, aka Elizabeth Louisa Moresby.

The Key of Dreams: a Romance of the Orient.

New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 354pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. 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. Cloth darkened - more so at spine, short tears and light fraying at upper spine, bumps to corners of boards with some chipping to cloth, top-edge lightly browned, some offset to a few pages, text unmarked - still a solid just Good copy (no dust jacket). Item #51979

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