VAMPIRE'S PREY. Hanns Heinz Ewers.


London: Jarrolds Publishers London Limited, n.d., [1935]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-320 + 64 page publisher's catalog "Spring 1937" inserted at the rear original red cloth, spine stamped in black. First British edition, probable later binding. Published earlier in the U.S. by The John Day Company as VAMPIRE (1934). The third Frank Braun novel, first published in German as VAMPIR in 1921. Braun, suffering from a strange illness, discovers that his vitality is restored by blood taken from a woman companion. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-68. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 79-80. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 146. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, p. 2398. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 70. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Bloch (2002; 2010). Foxing to page edges, offsetting to the front cover from the dust jacket, slight wear to corner tips, a very good to nearly fine copy. No dust jacket. An uncommon edition. (28391). Item #28391

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