Bantan's Island Peril (inscribed by the author).

By: Gardner, Maurice B.

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The fifth book in the Tarzan/ERB-inspired series: this volume illustrated by British fantasy artist Jim Cawthorn. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Additionally inscribed by the owner (same name as on the author inscription)/''To Peter Ackroyd from a Tarzan friend''. No, surely not THAT Peter Ackroyd?

''(1905-1977) US machinist for a Maine railroad and author of the Bantan series of novels, set on a South Pacific Island, but directly influenced by Edgar Rice Burroughs, whose Tarzan books he began reading at an early age; the series, whose sf content is borderline, begins with Bantan, God-Like Islander (1936; vt Bantan of the Islands 1957), includes a Lost Race in Bantan Primeval (1961), and ends with The New Adventures of Bantan (1977)'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd edition).

Title: Bantan's Island Peril (inscribed by the author).

Author Name: Gardner, Maurice B.

Categories: Current Catalogue,

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Publisher: The Meador Press: Boston.: 1959.

Binding: Hardcover.

Book Condition: Top edge slightly dusty, else a near fine copy in a VG pictorial dustjacket with dust-soiling and edge wear.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 09560