The Yellow God: An Idol of Africa
Place Published: London, New York, Toronto and
Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd.
Date Published: 1926
Edition: Popular edition
Book Id: 37194
305pp. Duodecimo [18.5 cm] Brown cloth over boards with a black ink stamped title on the spine, and black single ruled borders and decorative stamping on the spine and front cover. Good. The spine ends and edges of the covers are gently rubbed and bumped, and there are a handful of small, red stains on the spine and front cover. Rolled spine. The text block edges are foxed. The endsheets are foxed and darkened, and there is sporadic light foxing on the pages. There are several tiny ink stamps on the endsheets as well. The text block is cracked at the beginning. The 1908 edition is listed in Reginald. The first edition is also listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California.
Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, mostly Africa, and the originator of the Lost World literary genre.