THE MONSTER MEN. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-304, original tan cloth, front panel stamped in green and blind, spine panel stamped in green. First edition. 5000 copies printed. Professor Maxon's monsters, "souless, malformed, brainless ... [but] nevertheless composed of flesh and blood and endowed with the spark of life," run amok in the jungle country of "savage" Borneo killing hordes of Dyaks while in pursuit of a lustful rajah who has kidnapped the professor's lovely daughter. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 335. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 111. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02297. Heins MMe-1. Zeuschner 329. A fine copy in fine four-color pictorial dust jacket (front panel reproducing a painting by J. Allen St. John) with touch of shelf wear to spine ends and corners and minor dust soiling to rear panel. A brilliant copy. (#136726).
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