STEEL AND JADE. New York: George H. Doran Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-319 [320: blank], original yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown. First edition. Collection of a dozen short stories, some with fantastic elements. Oriental adventure stories of the kind he wrote for the pulps. The author was born in Russia but moved to England and changed his name to suit the kind of material he wished to write. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-1. Tuck, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1968 (1974), p. 1. Bleiler (1948), p. 17. Not in Bleiler (1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Top edge of text block dusty, else a fine copy in very good three-color pictorial dust jacket with mild wear at edges and just a hint of dust soiling to white spine and rear panels. A nice copy. (#149256).
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First printing has "GHD" monogram on copyright page.