THE DEVIL'S DIAMOND. Richard Bernard Heldmann, "Richard Marsh."

THE DEVIL'S DIAMOND. London: Henry and Co., 1893. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] [viii] [1] 2-279 [280: printer's imprint] [note: first leaf is a blank] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "January 1893" inserted at rear, original green cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. A humorous novel about a malevolent, very possessive diamond that brings bad luck to all who possess it. This appears to be the author's first book. Bleiler (1978), p. 134. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). A very good copy. A very scarce book. (#151757).

Price: $650.00

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