DOCTOR BAXTER'S INVENTION: A STORY. London: Greening & Co., Ltd., 1912. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] 1-317 [318-320: ads], original blue cloth, spine and front panels stamped in black. First edition. Sensational thriller, an early example of medical horror wherein a serum developed from the blood of a homicidal maniac transmits his insanity to innocent recipients. Also brief vision of the Medieval past by one of the victims. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 126 and A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 142. Bleiler (1978), p. 112. Reginald 08147. Hubin (1994), 462. Binding sunned, especially spine panel, repair to closed split in cloth along lower edge of outer rear joint, else a tight, clean, very good copy. A very scarce book. (#147681).

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