Item #31035 GREY FACE. Sax Rohmer, Arthur S. Ward.


London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd, [1924]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-297 [298], original red cloth, front and spine stamped in black. First edition. Investigator Douglas Carey looks into a criminal conspiracy in London. Per the jacket copy "the political and economic balance of the world is threatened." The villain "Grey Face" has remarkable hypnotic powers. The occult and supernatural are also involved. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #1411. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years #1908. Hubin, p. 695. See Barron (ed): Horror Literature 3-168. Foxing throughout, inked names to front free end paper, small bookstore label affixed to lower front paste down, corners and spine ends soft, fade to spine and right rear spine edge, several small stain spots to rear cover, a very good copy in very good dust jacket (priced 7/6) with two closed tears (18 mm and 20 mm) to upper front panel, very shallow chips at spine ends. A very nice example of the uncommon dust jacket, correctly priced. (31035). Item #31035

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