THE LAD AND THE LION. New York: Ballantine Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Later edition. First printing of the Ballantine edition. Ballantine Books U2048. Adventure fiction set in contemporary North Africa. The Lad and the Lion, a 1917 silent film made by the Selig Polyscope Company was the first motion picture based on a Burroughs story. A fine copy. (#88629).