THE MONSTER by Harrington Hext [pseudonym]. Eden Phillpotts, "Harrington Hext."

THE MONSTER by Harrington Hext [pseudonym]. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-328 [329-330: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. "The detectives sought a criminal who had taken three lives; they found a monster who had taken five" (jacket copy). There was no British edition of this detective novel. Bleiler (1948), p. 148. Reginald 11492. Hubin (1994), p. 398. Hinton, p. 126. Neat previous owner's inked signature on front free endpaper. Some edge wear, some faint stains to cloth on front cover, an about very good copy in about very good pictorial dust jacket with some loss to spine ends and corners, rubbing along folds, stains to rear panel, and corners of flaps trimmed. Scarce in jacket. (#126023).

Price: $250.00

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"Published March, 1925" on copyright page.