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The ship of Ishtar

by A. Merritt

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Published by Collier Books, Collier MacMillan Canada, Maxwell MacMillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A. Merritt ; illustrated by Virgil Finlay.
SeriesCollier nucleus fantasy & science fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.E676 S48 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination309 p. :
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1868463M
ISBN 100020228716
LC Control Number90026812
OCLC/WorldCa22909573

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Merritt. Originally published as a magazine serial init has appeared in book form innumerable times. Plot introduction. The archaeologist hero, Kenton, receives a mysterious ancient Babylonian artifact, which he discovers contains an incredibly detailed model of a ship.

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Merritt - An inscribed block of stone found in the ruins of Babylon. And came a call, strong across the centuries, from an enchanted sea, where sailed The Ship of Ishtar5/5(1). The Ship of Ishtar [ Memorial Edition ] by Merritt, A. \[Abraham Merritt\] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com Editions for The Ship of Ishtar: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in Cited by: 1.

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But when it did, I was hooked, and finished the book in a single sitting from that point on. My only real criticism of The Ship of Ishtar is that it is built around an antiquated misogyny that was unrelentingly distracting from what would otherwise be an exciting adventure.4/5(2).

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"The Ship of Ishtar," one of Abraham Merritt's finest fantasies, first appeared in the pages of "Argosy" magazine in An altered version appeared in book form inand the world finally received the original work in book form insix years after Merritt's death.5/5(4).

Mar 11,  · The story follows Kenton, who is whisked away to a bizarre ship that’s divided into two halves. It travels an unknown sea, and is said to belong to the goddess Ishtar. Aboard the ship, Kenton has a unique sword and is mistaken at first for a messenger of the gods. The Ship of Ishtar (Collier Nucleus Fantasy & Science Fiction) by Abraham Merritt; Virgil Finlay and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com The Ship of Ishtar certainly has an original premise: an unearthed artifact (a toy ship) transports a modern-day archaeologist onto an ancient, very real vessel that is cursed by the gods to sail until a wager between the god of love (Ishtar) and the god of death (Nergal) is resolved/5(4).

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Oct 28,  · This review is of the Paizo "Planet Stories" reprint of The Ship of Ishtar, first published in the 's. The format is of a classic pulp magazine, with a two-column layout and 10 full-page pieces of Virgil Finlay artwork/5().

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Putnam had been unable to sell a pitifully small edition of a thousand copies of THE SHIP OF ISHTAR in book form and the sheets for the last three hundred copies were finally purchased by Munsey, and were bound and distributed to readers of ARGOSY-ALL-STORY Magazine." - Sam Moskowitz, Explorers of the Infinite (Cleveland: World, ), p.

May 13,  · The Ship of Ishtar is a fantasy novel by A. Merritt. Originally published as a magazine serial init has appeared in book form innumerable times. The archaeologist hero, Kenton, receives a mysterious ancient Babylonian artifact, which he discovers Author: Abraham Merritt.

Title: The Ship of Ishtar You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.Jun 12,  · The Ship of Ishtar is his third book, originally serialized in Argosy All-Story Weekly inbegins simply enough: New York historian John Kenton receives a mysterious block of stone dating back to the reign of Sargon of Akkad and within it finds a .Product Information-The Ship of Ishtar- is a universally hailed as a classic of the fantasy novel genre.

Merritt's writings were heavily influenced by H. Rider Haggard and Gertrude Barrows Bennett (writing as Francis Stevens), with Merritt having -emulated Bennett's earlier style and themes