THE SINS OF SEVERAC BABLON. Sax Rohmer, Arthur S. Ward.

THE SINS OF SEVERAC BABLON. London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1914. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1] 2-342 [343-344: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. A series of eight connected criminous tales featuring Severac Bablon, a Jewish Robin Hood. The series was published in Cassell's Magazine beginning in June 1912. Rohmer's second book of fiction, preceded by THE MYSTERY OF DR. FU-MANCHU (1913) and two earlier nonfiction books. Bleiler (1978), p. 170. Reginald 12397. Hubin (1994), p. 696. Day, p. 16. Corner tips lightly worn, some very faint staining to cloth at edges, mainly at lower corners, a clean, tight, very good copy with bright cover stamping. Actually, a very nice copy of a scarce book. (#148976).

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