QUEEN OF THE ANDES. Barbara Gilson.

QUEEN OF THE ANDES. London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., [1935]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] [1] 2-280 + 16-page undated publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, four inserted plates with illustrations, including color frontispiece, by Cyrus Cuneo, original pictorial tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Probably the first printing of this book (dated 1935 on copyright page); issued as part of the "Treasure Library," with jacket priced "3/6 net." Lost race adventure novel written for older girls set in Peru among the Incas. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 320. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume III, p. 36. Teitler (2013) 488. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Prize label dated 1935 affixed to front paste-down, a very good plus copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (with striking four-color illustration by Cuneo) with several closed tears and associated creases at edges, some wear and shallow chipping at edges and two chips from edges of front panel with amateurishly colored patch ins. (#149880).

Price: $100.00

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No statement of printing; Dated 1935 on copyright page.