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THE STARKENDEN QUEST
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1925.. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 13-316 [317-320: blank] [note: first two and last two leaves are blanks], original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow, top edge stained yellow. First U.S. edition. "Adventure with lost-race element ... Literate and intelligent, but much too long and unwisely complex. The plot resemblance to H. Rider Haggard's SHE should be obvious" - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 454. A ruthless ape-like human, "the 'Undying One,' rules, by mesmeric control, the last of a race of Khymers in Indo-China." - Teitler catalogue. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 177. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 56. Teitler and Locke (2013) 279. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 46. Reginald 03211. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges and tanning to spine and rear panels. Uncommon in jacket. (#152550)
      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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