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Philip, Alex

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

Working name of Alexander Philip (1882-1968) Scotland-born entrepreneur and author, in US with family from 1884 and in Canada from circa 1900. He is of sf interest for his Lost Race novel, The Painted Cliff (1927), set deep in a valley in the mountains of British Columbia where an ancient white civilization (Philip is condescending to Native Americans) is discovered. [JC]

Alexander Philip

born Scotland: March 1882

died Whistler, British Columbia: 10 October 1968


  • The Painted Cliff (Ottawa, Ontario: The Graphic Publishers, 1927) [hb/Alan B Beddoe]


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