THE SECRET OF THE SHADOW. London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-288, original red cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. A melodramatic romance with occult overtones, the first half set in New Orleans where the heroine is good friends with a voodoo practitioner of white witchcraft. The second half is set in an English castle where the heroine continues her rocky course towards love and riches. The first half has some nice touches of local color. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (priced 7/6 on the spine panel) with shelf wear and several short closed tears at edges, and small chips at upper spine end and corner tips. The jacket is quite attractive overall. (#148312).
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