THE SCARLET FAN. Gates.

THE SCARLET FAN. New York: The Macaulay Company, [1932]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-249 [250-256: ads], original pictorial maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained maroon. First edition. "Yellow peril" thriller concerning the activities of Fuan Pasha, a fiendish Oriental criminal whose mark of judgment on his victims is a red circle, "the kiss of the fan." "Not since the Fu Manchu stories has there been so thrilling a mystery, with its fascinating setting of Oriental lust and crime." - publisher's blurb. First published as a five-part serial in ILLUSTRATED DETECTIVE MAGAZINE, September 1931-January 1932. Hubin (1994), p. 319. A nearly fine copy in very good dust jacket (illustrated by Wenck) with wear along top and bottom edges and red ink on spine panel faded. (#152517).

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