New York: The Century Co., 1919. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original yellow cloth lettered in black on spine & front cover, small devices & rules in blind on spine and front cover. Color frontispiece by George W. Gage. Inner rear hinge neatly repaired, yellow cloth a bit dust soiled. A very good copy, overall, of a book which tends to show up badly soiled and worn. Very Good. Item #303565
¶ Yellow Peril & Lost race adventure novel of the hidden empire of Tau Kuan in the once verdant Gobi Desert. A civilization descended from the great Khans flourishes, its people sustained by a sacred drug. First published as "The Fragrant Web," in ALL-STORY WEEKLY as a long serial that began 3 May 1919.