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The Vanishing Idol
NY, D. Appleton-Century, 1936. A novel of "mysterious, exotic French Indo-China" in which "the weird and mysterious working of the Orient descend with harrowing developments... upon all the members of the [archaeological] expedition" that drives the story. Gibbs was a popular novelist of his time; his first book was published in 1901. Small owner stamp front flyleaf; spine lean and trace rubbing to spine extremities; still near fine in a very good, mildly faded and rubbed dust jacket with minor edge wear. Novels set in southeast Asia from this time period are uncommon. This title appears to be especially scarce in its dust jacket. [#029832] SOLD

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