THE DREAM DETECTIVE: BEING SOME ACCOUNT OF THE METHODS OF MORIS KLAW. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-309 [310-312: blank] [note: title leaf is a tipped in singleton; last leaf is a blank], title printed in orange and black, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. and first expanded edition. This edition adds one story ("The Chord in G") to the collection first published by Jarrolds in 1920. It features the occult detective Moris Klaw, who reads minds by sleeping at the scene of the crime. "The Moris Klaw stories are cleverly plotted and crisply told, and they have dated very little over they have dated very little over the years. Klaw himself is a fascinating creation. The book has been reprinted several times, most recently in 1977, but deserves to be more widely known." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, pp. 691-2. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1407. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 819. Hubin (1994), p. 695. Queen's Quorum 64. Bleiler (1978), p. 192. Reginald 12372. Gold lettering on spine panel tarnished, else a bright, clean, very good copy. (#152691).
First edition so stated on copyright page.