TALES OF SECRET EGYPT. New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1919. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] 1-313 [314: blank], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark blue. First U.S. edition. A collection of twelve stories, including six Abu Tabah stories, "Lord of the Jackals," "In the Valley of the Sorceress," and four others. "In the Valley of the Sorceress" is a supernatural story. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 155-56. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1405. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 95. Bleiler (1978), p. 170. Reginald 12401. Day, p. 18. Early owner's name and address dated 1921 on front paste-down. Text paper a bit tanned, else a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear along top and bottom edges, rubbing along front folds, and some tanning and dust soiling to spine panel. A nice example of a rare jacket. (#152717).
"Published February, 1919" on copyright page.