THE DEVIL IN LONDON. Ge Sims.

THE DEVIL IN LONDON. London: Stanley Paul & Co., n.d. [1908]. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-158 [159-160: ads] + 12-page publisher's catalogue "For the Autumn of 1908" at rear, six full-page illustrations initialed "E/C," original pictorial orange wrappers printed in black. First edition. Short social reform novel in which a talisman is used to summon the Devil to guide a millionaire's tour among the poor and the low life of London. Published in only in paper shilling shocker format. Cover art by Philip Greaves shows the Devil in flight over London Bridge. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 100. Bleiler (1978), p. 180. Reginald 13204. Hubin (1994), p. 746. Owner's signature to upper edge of front cover. Spine lean, wrappers worn at edges and a bit dusty, a very good copy. Unlike the U.S. Dodge edition, this UK edition is quite scarce. (#149566).

Price: $250.00

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