KING COBRA. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-8 [9-10] 11-308  [310-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. A lost race adventure novel set in Tibet that concludes with the discovery of the underground stronghold of the descendants of Prester John. The first of four Colin Gray novels. Channing, a British writer who spent twenty-one years in India as a soldier, wrote several fantastic adventure novels set in India and Tibet. His work of nonfiction, INDIA MOSAIC (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1936), is both a memoir and a commentary on Indian philosophy and religion. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 149. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 50. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 238. In 333. Bleiler (1948), p. 75. Reginald 02862. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear to spine ends and corner tips. A nice example of the striking dust jacket. (#162465).
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