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New York: Viking, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The sixth volume in the Richard Sharpe series.
Philadelphia, London: J. B. Lippincott Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-341 [342-344: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained black. First edition. A lost race novel in imitation of H. Rider Haggard's SHE. Kingdom of ancient Egyptian origin discovered in central Africa. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-95. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 62. Bleiler (1978), p. 54. Reginald 03682.
Chicago: The White House Publishers, . Octavo, cloth. Reprint edition. Lost race novel set in Brazil. (First published by Bobbs-Merrill in 1928).
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1898. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-277 [278: blank] [279-288: ads], original light blue cloth, front stamped in dark blue, brown and green, spine stamped in dark blue, gold, brown and green. First U.S. edition. A party of tourists sailing on the Nile are abducted by Dervish warriors, during captivity they are asked to renounce Christianity. Imperialistic view of North Africa. Adapted into a stage play and filmed twice (1923 & 1932). Green and Gibson, A22c.
[London: The Amalgamated Press, Ltd., 1936]. First edition. Champion Library No. 174. Juvenile adventure novel set in Egypt featuring a lost temple and treasure. First published in serial form.
New York: The Vanguard Press, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The fourth volume of the author's Testament of Man series, this title deals with the fight between man and woman for the control of society.
New York: The Vanguard Press, . Octavo, cloth. First trade edition. The first volume of the author's Testament of Man series, this title deals with prehistoric men and women.
New York: The Vanguard Press, . Octavo, cloth. First trade edition. The second volume of the author's Testament of Man series, this title deals with the discovery of the ax and fire, and the Cro-Magnon.
New York: The Vanguard Press, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The third volume of the author's Testament of Man series, this title deals with the continued growth of early man; superstition and magic.
New York: Dell Publishing Company, nd, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. Dell No. 351. Adventure novel set in the South Pacific.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1964. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. "...a valuable guide to the wanderings of Forester's indomitable hero, and an indispensable adjunct to any Hornblower collection." (From jacket copy).
New York: Saturday Review Press / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First U.S. edition. The second novel featuring Pendragon, a nineteenth-century British agent.
Akron and New York: The Saalfield Publishing Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-4]  2-243 [244: blank] [fly leaves front and rear], original green cloth, front and spine stamped in black. First edition. Boys' adventure novel.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First U.S. edition. Flashman in China.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First U.S. edition. Flashman's Lady abducted!
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923. Octavo, pp. [i-ix] x-xi [xii-xiii] xiv [1-3] 4-336 [337-338: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Ganpat's first novel. A lost race adventure story set in Sakaeland, an unknown region somewhere in the middle of the great deserts north of the Himalayas. "Arcadian utopia realized in Gobi desert." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 148. "Ganpat" wrote a number of adventure novels set in India and vicinity, including several lost race novels. Bleiler (The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, p. 198) observes that his work was "more authentic than Talbot Mundy's work, but inferior as fiction." Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 324. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 79. Reginald 05750.
New York: George H. Doran Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] 11-314 [315-318] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original decorated orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. Lost race adventure novel set in an unknown region to the north of India in the Himalayas. "Strongly in the tradition of H. Rider Haggard, with a She-like figure, inflated speech and all. Ethnographically sound, literate, but rather dull." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 671. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 838. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 326. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 88. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 79. Reginald 05752.
Boston: Meador Publishing, 1959. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Bantan #5 (Tarzan type pastiche).
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1939. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Mystery/fantastic adventure novel. A Superintendent Meredith adventure with a secret society of knights and the Holy Grail.
London: The Bodley Head, . Octavo, boards. First edition. British naval fiction during the time of Elizabeth I.
London: Longmans & Co., 1894. Octavo, cloth. First edition.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The importance of this book cannot be overstated, as it is the first published novel (in book form), by one of the major, if not the most, important science fiction writer of post-war America. Heinlein established himself in the field of science fiction during the golden age of Astounding Science Fiction (starting in 1939), he would later introduce a generation of baby boomer children to this literary genre. After World War II, Heinlein's career expanded the reach of the genre by being published in the 'slick' magazines of the period (Saturday Evening Post and others) and he also began a series of juvenile novels to be published by the mainstream firm of Charles Scribner's Sons. Their reach was wide, especially into the library marketplace were many young children would encounter them. This title is "...the first US juvenile sf novel to reflect the new levels of characterization, style and scientific plausibility now expected in the field", "...it was the first in a series that represents the most important contribution any single writer has made to children's SF..." Clute and Nicholls: The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1994), p. 554-557. "A pioneering novel that began American mainstream science fiction for children and combined young protagonists, gadgetry, current science, and adventure in such a way that even today the book retains interest." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-62. George Pal's 1950 film Destination Moon is loosely based on ROCKET SHIP GALILEO. Heinlein co-authored the screenplay and served as a technical advisor to the production, along with German rocket expert Hermann Oberth. Destination Moon, the first of Pal's many sf films, "has great historical importance: its commercial success initiated the sf film boom of the 1950s, after a decade that had contained almost no sf cinema at all. It has interest in hindsight, too, in the partial accuracy with which it anticipated the actual Moon landing of 1969. To this day, Destination Moon stands as a film obvious made by people who knew about science..." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1994), p. 324.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, . Octavo, illustrated by Clifford Geary, cloth. First edition. A Heinlein juvenile novel. "Striking are the detailed, convincing picture of spaceship operational procedures and the suspense whenever the ship must pass through an anomaly."- Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-64.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects two stories. Barron (ed): Fantasy Literature 3-171.