THE HOUSE OF FEAR: A NOVEL. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1927. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-408 [409-410: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], title page printed in green and black, original pictorial light gray cloth, front panel stamped in black and dark gray, spine panel stamped in black, top edge stained orange, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. Weird mystery novel. Judge de Marsac, eldest son of an ancient family of French nobles, uses mind control to force his brother to commit violent acts, ultimately multiple murders in the guise of a werewolf. Columbo, et al, Cdn SF & F: A Bibliography of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy, p. 35. In 333. Bleiler (1948), p. 248. Reginald 12898. Hubin (1994), p. 730. A fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket with hint of tanning, most noticeably along flap folds, and two very thin horizontal stain lines at top and bottom edges of the front panel. A very nice copy of this book. (#130674).
No statement of printing. Second and third printings are so marked.