THE DISTURBING AFFAIR OF NOEL BLAKE. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-262 [263-264: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. Unscrupulous psychologist regresses patient into ancestral personalities, whereupon his memories inspire bizarre -- and criminous -- behavior from less civilized times. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 30. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 223. Bleiler (1948), p. 46. Not in Bleiler (1978). Reginald 01047. Hubin (1994), p. 62. Hint of foxing to top and fore-edge of text block, else a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges, several internal tape mends with brown paper tape, and some mild soiling and foxing, latter most noticeable along edges of rear flap. (#130206).
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