DescriptionAMERICAN ARTIST (20th Century)
King of the Khyber Rifles/Sinful Virgin, paperback cover, c. 1954
Gouache on board
18 x 15 in.
This illustration appeared on the cover of Talbot Mundy's novel, King of the Khyber Rifles, Beacon Books #B105, 1954.
"She ruled a wild empire -- and a savage lust ruled her."
A slightly altered version of the same scene was used on John B. Thompson's novel, Sinful Virgin, Beacon Books #B397, 1961.
"The daring novel of a girl too seductive to be safe, even from her own flesh and blood."
Copies of the paperbacks are included in this lot.
Unless otherwise noted, this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.
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