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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1934].. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x-xii] 1-274 [275] [276: printer's imprint] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "334" on page 8 inserted at rear. original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped black. First British edition. "Celebrated weird mystery novel of witchcraft and deadly little dolls." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Filmed in 1936 as "The Devil Doll," directed by Tod Browning, screenplay by Garrett Fort, Guy Endore and Erich von Stroheim with Lionel Barrymore and Maureen O'Sullivan in lead roles. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-146. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1160. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 552. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 181-83. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10058. A very good copy in very good 7/6 three-color pictorial dust jacket (with illustration by Essex) with wear at edges, shallow chip from upper spine end, some general dust soiling, and a couple of internal tape mends. (#152527)
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