Item #31044 THE MYSTERY OF DR. FU MANCHU. Sax Rohmer, Arthur S. Ward.


London: Metheun & Co. Ltd., [1922]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-256 + 8 page publishers (undated), original black front and spine stamped in green, bottom edge uncut. Later edition. The tenth edition, so marked. The first volume in the Fu Manchu series first published in 1913. Generally considered to be a novel, the first Fu Manchu book actually consists of ten connected short stories. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 585-89. Bleiler (1978), p. 170. Hubin, p. 695. Reginald 12386A. Day, p. 13. Ink stamped name to front paste down and half title page, damp stain with white residue to upper front gutter margin and upper rear cover, in a good pictorial dust jacket (priced 3/6) with chips to corners and base of spine panel, upper spine panel with loss affecting the title lettering, damp stain to verso of upper panel at spine and rear corner with some bleed through. (31044). Item #31044

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