The Vampire of N'Gobi
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company
Date Published: 1936
Edition: First American edition
Book Id: 38918
341pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Variant binding. Red cloth over boards with black ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Very good condition. The spine is slanted, and the top edge of the text block is lightly foxed. The pages are tanned. Bleiler CFL. Listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced in 2008 by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California. Reginald 03682, citing the British edition published by Chapman and Hall in 1935. Barron 3-95 (British edition). Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy.
A lost race adventure, depicting an amphibious vehicle traveling through the African jungle, to a kingdom of ancient Egyptian origin. With a metaphorical vampire. Suggestive of Haggard's SHE.