First American Edition. Uncommon mystery also listed in Reginald as Science Fiction. 'Dan Vandekker, a young Dutchman, journeys to a West Indian island to avenge two murders and rescue a girl from an unspeakable fate. He finds there a quick reversal of fortune, also some of the most amazing characters that a stalwart young adventurer ever met with. An evil though beautiful woman who lures her lovers to a horrible death; a Calibanish creature who rules a pack of hyenas; other figures, strange, eerie, fascinating, crowd the scene'. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, some mild fading to fore-edge of front panel, couple of small chips at rear panel, drip stain to lower rear panel.