Book Condition: Very Good + - Spine and upper and lower corners bumped; random nicks on lower page edges; slightly darkened page edges, owners name and price with seller's numbering written on inside front leaf.
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - - Missing upper spine; half inh lower spine front and back spine edges missing. Upper and lower front and back corners missing; two quarter inch tears and rips upper back, three eighth inch tears and rips lower back, inside front and back lower and upper jacket folds scraped.
Authors: M.L.A. "Ganpat" Gompertz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Location: Boston & NY
Features: VG+/ VG-. 1923. Houghton Mifflin, 1923. Pictorial Jacket by Jacob Bates Hegott. 1st Edition. Original tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark brown. Ganpat's first novel. Lost race adventure novel set in Sakaeland, an unknown region somewhere in the middle of the great deserts north of the Himalayas. "Arcadian utopia realized in Gobi desert." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 148. "Ganpat" wrote a number of adventure novels set in India and vicinity, including several lost race novels.
Cover Artist: Jacob Bates Hegott
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