THE MONSTER by Harrington Hext [pseudonym]. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-328 [329-330: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. "The detectives sought a criminal who had taken three lives; they found a monster who had taken five" (jacket copy). There was no British edition of this detective novel. Bleiler (1948), p. 148. Reginald 11492. Hubin (1994), p. 398. Hinton, p. 126. Gold stamping on spine panel very dull, a very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket with shallow loss to spine ends and corners, rubbing along folds, corners of flaps trimmed, and fore-edge of front flap trimmed with some loss of text. Scarce in jacket. (#149298).
"Published March, 1925" on copyright page.