THE TALKERS. New York: George H. Doran Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-6] 7-291 [292-294: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated brown cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. First printing with publisher's monogram and "I" on copyright page. Occult fantasy novel, in some respects an adaptation of the Trilby theme, in which a murdered woman is reanimated with two souls by a medical experimenter. "... a tedious novel about a love triangle between a young man named Sutton, a woman named Gilda Greenway, and an unpleasant hypnotist named Sadoul." - Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 744. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 369. Bleiler (1978), p. 41. Reginald 02824. A very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket with general dust soiling, small chips from spine ends, closed tear with associated wrinkle at top edge of rear panel, and a narrow damp stain along top edge of rear panel. A pretty good example of an uncommon jacket. (#154936).
First printing has publisher's monogram and "I" on copyright page.