London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 1963-1966. First Editions. First three volumes in Gaskell's Atlan saga, "a sprawling popular romance series set in old Atlantis, full of sex, human-animal couplings, chases galore, mad scientists and a whole farrago of clichés" (Barron 4A-115, Fantasy Literature: A Reader's Guide). Locke (A Spectrum of Fantasy, Vol.1), p.89. Item #4062
First Impressions. Three octavo volumes (21cm); variously-colored boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spines; pictorial endpapers; dustjackets; ,5-445,; ,7-286,; ,7-189,pp. Light wear to extremities, scattered foxing to text edges, else Near Fine. Dustjackets are price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and gently spine-sunned (moderately, in the case of Atlan); light dust-soil to The City, with some vertical cracking to laminate along front joint of same; Very Good+. Provenance: From the collection of Spectrum of Fantasy author George Locke.