THE GREEN GODDESS ... Based on the Play, "The Green Goddess," by William Archer. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-330, original pictorial olive green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green. First edition. Lost race novel adapted from the popular play by William Archer. Three English travelers in a crippled airplane land in Ruhk, a small unknown ancient kingdom in the Himalayas, where the people, unchanged for a thousand years, worship the Green Goddess, an all-powerful stone image. The three visitors are to be sacrificed to the idol but on the day they are to be put to death, something unexpected occurs. The story was filmed twice, in 1930 and in 1943, latter re-titled "Adventure in Iraq." Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 M-831. Teitler Collection of Lost-Race Fiction, p. 155. Early owner's name in pencil on front free endpaper. Top edge dusty, several very faint stains to rear cover, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket light edge wear, slight loss at spine ends, and some dust soiling to spine and rear panels. This edition is uncommon, especially in jacket. (#95040).
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