LORDS OF SERPENT LAND [LORDS OF SERPENT LAND, PRISONERS OF SERPENT LAND and WARRIORS OF SERPENT LAND]. Sydney: Graham Stone, . Octavo, two-part cloth. First combined edition. A combined edition of a three-book series, LORDS OF SERPENT LAND, PRISONERS OF SERPENT LAND and WARRIORS OF SERPENT LAND, all published in paper wrappers in 1945 by The Currawong Publishing Company. A trilogy of short novels written by Connell (b. 1916) as a teenager, the "tales are very much in the style of Burroughs' Tarzan novels, even down to an infant raised by snakes. The backdrop is a lost enclave of Lemurians living in the jungles of South America." - Collins (ed), The MUP Encyclopedia of Australian Science Fiction & Fantasy, p. 59. Tuck (1982), p. 739. Reginald 03306, 03307 and 03308. Australian and New Zealand "Lost Race" Fiction in the Collection of Stuart Teitler (private list), p. 1. Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, p. 224. Stone, p. 43. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. The booklets are seldom encountered and this collected reprint is pretty scarce too. (#162122).
"Here first published complete in one volume" on copyright page.