THE TRAIL OF FU MANCHU. Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vii [viii-x]  2-329 [330-332: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow, top edge stained yellow. First edition. A dying Fu Manchu forces Dr. Petrie to prepare and administer the elixir that rejuvenates the diabolical doctor. The eighth Fu Manchu book. Bleiler (1978), p. 170. Reginald 12402. Day, p. 18. 1934 Christmas gift inscription on front free endpaper with a bit of ink offset on the front flap of the jacket. A bright, nearly fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges and a narrow strip trimmed from the top edge. Nice four-color portrait of the sinister doctor on front panel of the jacket. (#152718).
First edition so stated on copyright page.