THE GOLDEN CITY: A TALE OF ADVENTURE IN UNKNOWN GUIANA. New York: Duffield & Company, 1916. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-272 [273-274: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], frontispiece map, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First edition. Boys' lost race adventure novel of the finding of the legendary lost city of Manoa (El Dorado). "Verrill's most effective treatment of the lost race motif." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 773. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2256. Bleiler (1978), p. 199. Reginald 14660. Touch of rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, some of the fragile yellow enamel flaked off spine panel, top edge of text block a bit dusty, a clean, tight, very good copy. An uncommon book. (#109328).
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