THE GREEN EYES OF BAST. New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1920. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-311 [312-314: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial wrappers. Advance reading copy of the first U.S. edition. "Occult mystery thriller involving a villainess marked by prenatal influences with feline stigmata. Creepier and less chaotic (at least in its earlier stages) than most of Rohmer's work in this well-worn vein." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-129. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-168. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1408. Bleiler (1978), p. 169. Reginald 12380. Day, p. 10. Spine roll, fragile wrappers professionally mended and restored by a paper conservationist, a bright, very good copy. An attractive copy of a rare issue of this book. In a custom green cloth clamshell box with leather spine label. (#147959).
"Published 1920" on copyright page.