THE HOUND OF FLORENCE: A NOVEL ... Translated by Huntley Paterson. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-236  [238: blank], illustrations by Kurt Wiese, original decorated yellow cloth, front panel stamped in gold, spine panel stamped in black and gold, publisher's device stamped in black on rear panel, top edge stained gray. First edition in English. A fantasy of Renaissance Florence in which a poor young man's wish to become a dog is granted. He leads a double life, for every second midnight he regains his natural form. "Nicely told, with good characterizations, background, and incident." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1435. Bleiler (1978), p. 174. Reginald 12658. Cloth dusty, mainly along top and bottom edges, a very good copy in about good pictorial dust jacket with wear at edges, chip from lower right corner of front panel, and soiling, foxing and light stains. (#151000).
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