Book Condition: About Fine - Very small bits of binding glue to cover between paper and cloth, minor rubbing to binding edges. Square, bright, firmly bound.
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine - Sharp, bright. Not price-clipped.
Notes: We have 4 of 5 in this series - the missing story is "The Caravan of Death" (vol 2)
Authors: Karl May
Cover Artist: Bettman Archive (illustration), Barbara Hall (design)
Series Title: Series 3: The Islamic Saga
Series/Book Number: 5
Edition: First U.S. edition
Publisher: Seabury Press
Location: New York
Features: First U.S edition. Half brown paper-covered boards and black cloth, spine stamped gilt. HC w/DJ. The Collected Works of Karl May: Series 3, Volume 5. Based on the volume "Der Schut" (1952). Edited by Erwin J. Haeberle and translated by Michael Shaw. The final novel of the five volume series exploring the Islamic world of the late 19th century. Fairy tale, detective story, heroic myth, and historical reportage. Franz Werfel and Albert Enstein considered May's Islamic novels to be his best.
This item is from the Robert Weinberg Collection. Robert Weinberg is a well-known and respected author, editor and collector. We are honored to sell his tremendous collection of First Editions, rare pulps, digests, paperbacks and related ephemera.