MONKEYS OF HAI TU. London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-288 + 16-page catalogue "for the Spring, 1927" inserted at rear, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and blind. First edition. A young girl and her father travel to China in search of her long-lost fiancé and arrive at a secret city in the interior where they are captured by monster apes. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, Volume II, p. 28. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot 226. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Reginald 02622. Owner's signature dated "Xmas 1927" at top edge of the front free endpaper. Stuart Teitler's bookplate affixed to the front paste-down. Cloth faded, scattered foxing, a very good copy in a fair to good pictorial dust jacket (priced 7/6) with chips from top and bottom edges. A very scarce book. Great weird menace jacket illustration by Laurence East. (#165141).
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