THE NEW TERROR. Gaston Leroux.

THE NEW TERROR. New York: The Macaulay Company, [1926]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-256, inserted frontispiece with illustration by George W. Gage, original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green. First U.S. edition. Translation of LE COEUR CAMBRIOLE (1922). Published in Britain as THE BURGLED HEART (1925). Collects the title novel, a tragic tale of a French woman, whose astral body is in love with an English artist, who dies from a gunshot wound when her spirit attempts to prevent a duel between the artist and her French lover ["A Gallic twist to a tale of adultery" - Bleiler], and two contes cruels. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1008. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 576. Bleiler (1978), p. 123. Reginald 08936A. Hubin (1994), p. 498. A fine copy in bright, very good pictorial dust jacket (four color reproduction of painting by Gage, also used as black and white frontispiece) with shelf wear at edges, several short closed tears, and several internal tape reinforcements. Scarce in jacket. (#149816).

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