YU'AN HEE SEE LAUGHS. Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1932. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii]  2-312, original decorated black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow, top edge stained yellow, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed, yellow endpapers. First edition. Oriental adventure novel set against background of Middle East slave traffic and other nefarious activities of international gang of criminals lead by evil Chinese mastermind. Considered by some to be among Rohmer's best novels. Bleiler (1948), p. 239. Day, p. 19. Hubin (1994), p. 696. Early owner's name and address in ink on front free endpaper. Slight spine lean, a nearly fine copy in about very good pictorial dust jacket with wear and just a bit of shallow chipping along top and bottom edges, red ink on spine panel quite faded, and some internal tape mends. (#152722).
First edition so stated on copyright page.