The Lost Continent by Edgar Rice Burroughs (Ace 49291 - 1969); Frazetta cover

The Lost Continent by Edgar Rice Burroughs (Ace 49291 – 1969)

For two hundred years, a civilized America had cut off all contact with the war-ruined Eastern Hemisphere until such places as Europe and Great Britain had become mere legends. Then Jefferson Turck dared take his U.S. aero-sub across the 30th Longitude West on the mission of a new Columbus – to rediscover England.

Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novel of the future is one of his rarest and most exciting science-fiction novels – a thrilling adventure in The Lost Continent which has become the abode of wild beasts, savage tribes, and barbarian queens.

Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Originally published as Beyond Thirty in the obscure pulp All Around Magazine in 2/16.

*Get it at Amazon.com*

Title: The Lost Continent
Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Imprint & Number: Ace 49291
Cover price: 60¢
Publication date: 1969
Cover artist: Frank Frazetta
ISBN: none

Not especially old or scarce but any Burroughs edition (or any other book for that matter) with a Frazetta cover will have a spot in my collection. I probably procured this at a used book store in Rome, GA for $1 or less. It’s been a while so I couldn’t say for sure.

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