THE PHANTOM IN THE RAINBOW. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-376, original blue-gray cloth, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Weird thriller featuring a man with paranormal abilities who tries to destroy a man who is impersonating him, but meets an accidental death before he can carry out his plan. First published as a six-part serial in ARGOSY ALL-STORY WEEKLY, beginning 29 December 1928. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08542. Top edge of the text block foxed, else a fine copy in good or better four-color pictorial dust jacket (striking illustration by Paul Stahr of a hooded wizard holding up a crystal ball against a rainbow background) with wear at edges, closed tears along front spine fold, one with small internal tape mend, and some general dust spoiling to spine and rear panels. An attractive example of the jacket. (#152405).
No statement of printing. McClurg acorn seal on copyright page.