RAYMOND, Alex. Flash Gordon, 1).
Title: Flash Gordon in The Caverns of Mongo. Grosset & Dunlap in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1936,
Seller ID: 107243
RAYMOND, Alex. Flash Gordon in The Caverns of Mongo. New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1936). Presumed First Edition. Pp. (2),iii-iv,1-,(1), frontispiece. 8vo, reddish-orange cloth with black lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed navy blue. The first Flash Gordon novel. "Deep in the core of the planet Mongo lives a race who have been sealed in their dark caverns for centuries. Tirelessly they work to break through the uppercrust of Mongo -- to destroy King Vultan and his people. And they would ha ve succeeded but for-- Flash Gordon, his sweetheart Dale Arden and the scientist Dr. Zarkov, the only earthlings on the planet, who, with Vultan's bravest nobleman, descend deep into the heart of Mongo. How Flash flies in hisspace ship to another planet, there rescues a princess from the horrible, devouring octopus-things that surround her kingdom, enlists her aid and returns to destroy the monstrous cavernmen overrunning Mongo, makes a thrilling and amazing tale of adventure." - from the dustjacket. Front inner hinge slightly tender between frontispiece and title page, else a very good copy in a lightly nicked, still-brightly-illustrated dustjacket. A very nice copy. 140.00