KING KONG. Delos W. Lovelace.


New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, [1932]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-249 [250: ad], original lime green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained black, pictorial endpapers. First edition. Novelization of the 1933 RKO feature film based on the work of Edgar Wallace and Merian C. Cooper. Illustrated with stills from the motion picture at the end papers. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-681. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-226. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 143. Bleiler (1978), p. 127. Reginald 09268. Notation in pen to front free end paper, a fine copy in a near fine second state dust jacket (removing the second 'by' before the author's name Edgar Wallace), rubbing to flap folds, some mild wear to extremities, tiny loss to lower right front corner, closed tear to upper front panel. An attractive bright example of the jacket with no fading usually endemic with this book. Housed in a custom clam shell box. (13739). Item #13739

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