THE WOLF-LEADER. Edited from the translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp. Philadelphia: Prime Press 1950. Octavo, illustrations by Mahlon Blaine, cloth. First U.S. edition. THE WOLF-LEADER was first published in Paris by Cadot in 1857 in three volumes. "Dumas's most successful supernatural work by far ... an entertaining historical romance based on traditional legends of the werewolf." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 138. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 1-46. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-23. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 568. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04573. Upper corner tips bruised, cloth wrinkled on rear panel (a cloth defect, not abuse), a very good copy in good dust jacket (designed by Mahlon Blaine) with shallow chips at edges. De Camp's copy with his bookplate affixed to the front paste-down. (#152462).
"Published Fall, 1950" on copyright page.