THE WOLF-LEADER. Edited from the Translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp. Philadelphia: Prime Press 1950. Octavo, illustrations by Mahlon Blaine, cloth. First U.S. edition. THE WOLF-LEADER was first published in Paris by Cadot in 1857 in three volumes. "Dumas's most successful supernatural work by far ... an entertaining historical romance based on traditional legends of the werewolf." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 138. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-23. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 568. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04573. Publisher's promotional letter and review slip laid in. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket (designed by Mahlon Blaine) with several short closed tears along top edge of front panel and some tanning to title lettering on spine panel. Review copies of specialty press books of this era are rare. (#111887).
"Published Fall, 1950" on copyright page.