TROS OF SAMOTHRACE. Talbot Mundy, William Lancaster Gribbon.

TROS OF SAMOTHRACE. New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated, 1934. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] 1-949 [950: blank], original pictorial yellow cloth, front panel stamped in black and red, spine panel stamped in black, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed, yellow endpapers. First edition, first printing with "(1)" on page 949. The first Tros novel. "Perhaps his most lasting contribution to the genre is his series of historical fantasies about Tros of Samothrace and his exploits at the time of Caesar." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 136. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 591. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1975-78. In 333. Bleiler (1948), p. 206. Reginald 10524. Grant, p. 210. Top edge of text block foxed, else a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with $3.00 price printed on front flap and eight books by Mundy, beginning with TROS OF SAMOTHRACE and ending with C.I.D., listed on the rear panel. The dust jacket has short tears and shallow chipping along top and bottom edges, a 40x30 mm chip from the lower edge of the rear panel, and internal spotting and staining, mostly to spine panel. This bulky novel is uncommon in nice condition. (#151126).

Price: $350.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
No statement of printing on copyright page. First printing has "(1)" on page 949.