Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1850-1917) UK journalist and author, of whose approximately 60 novels – most of them swashbuckling historical romances set mainly at sea – The Desert Ship: A Story of Adventure by Sea and Land (1894) is of sf interest for the Lost Race elements in the tale: the Spanish galleon discovered stranded in the Colorado Desert is loaded with mysterious ritual Aztec objects. [JC]
John Edward Bloundelle-Burton
born Southampton, Hampshire: 1850
died London: 11 December 1917
- The Desert Ship: A Story of Adventure by Sea and Land (London: Hutchinson and Co, 1894) [illus/Hume Nisbet and W Buckley: hb/]
previous versions of this entry