PURPLE PIRATE. New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated, 1935. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] 1-367 [368-370: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial yellow cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in black, fore edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough-trimmed, light yellow endpapers. First edition. First printing with "(1)" on page 367. The third Tros novel, a historical romance set in the tumultuous Roman Empire after the death of Julius Caesar. Reginald 10521. Grant, p. 202. In 333. Large but neat owner's signature at top edge of front free endpaper. A virtually fine copy. (#118800).
No statement of printing on copyright page. First printing has "(1)" on page 367.