THE KISS THAT KILLED. New York: The Macaulay Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-6 [7-8] 9-264, cloth. First edition in English. Translation of LA POUPEE SANGIANTE (1924). Mystery thriller, set in rural France against background of vampire folklore, of search for mass murderer (caught burning the pieces of his last victim). Bleiler (1978), p. 123. Reginald 08939. Hubin (1994), p. 498. Top edge of text block dusty, a near fine copy in very good dust jacket with shelf wear and light chipping to spine ends, several small closed tears to front panel, rubbing to flap fold, tiny chip at upper right front corner, small chip to lower front corner, several tears to rear panel, and soiling to rear panel. Uncommon in dust jacket. (#125584).