THE ORCHARD OF TEARS. Sax Rohmer, Arthur S. Ward.

THE ORCHARD OF TEARS. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, [1918]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] [1] 2-250 + [32]-page undated publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, original light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition, first printing with "First Published in 1918" on copyright page. An occult thriller in which Rohmer expounded "his ideas of a religion based on the esoteric truths concealed in the world's rival faiths, and the inevitable opposition of the powers of evil to any reformer who should seek to reveal them." - Van Ash and Rohmer. Master of Villainy: A Biography of Sax Rohmer, p. 110. Bleiler (1978), p. 170. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Day, p. 13. Hubin (1994), p. 695. Touch of soiling to spine panel, top edge of text block dusty, else a clean, tight, very good copy. A nice copy of an uncommon book. (#147323).

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"First Published in 1918" on copyright page.