MUBENDI GIRL. London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-304 + 40-page publisher's catalogue dated "Spring 1935" inserted at rear, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First edition. Lost race adventure novel set in Central Africa. An unknown African tribe with paranormal abilities (including control of all animal life) is found inside an extinct volcano. Meanwhile, the dreaded "Nabingi" have established their power in Central Africa and intend to drive all white people into the sea. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 1286. Reginald 14943. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Formerly, Stuart Teitler's copy with his bookplate affixed to the front paste-down. A bright, nearly fine dust jacket in pictorial dust jacket (priced 7/6 on the spine panel) with just a touch wear at edges and several mild creases to flaps. A lovely copy of a scarce book rarely found in its striking jacket. (#165887).
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