VAMPIRE OF THE SKIES. James Corbett.

VAMPIRE OF THE SKIES. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, [1932]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] [9-10] 11-282 [283-288: ads], original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel. First edition, first printing with "First Printing, 1932" on copyright page. Weird detective thriller of man on drugs who becomes a blood drinking killer. Hubin (1994), p. 189. Bleiler (1948), p. 84. Reginald 20577. Not in Bleiler (1978). Carter, The Vampire in Literature (1989), p. 60. Not in Cox. Slight spine lean, page edges foxed, a clean, tight, nearly fine copy in very good four-color pictorial first printing dust jacket (priced 7/6 on spine panel) with some wear at edges, tiny chips from upper and lower spine panel corners, and faded spine. A rare book seldom seen in the 7/6 first printing jacket. (#156015).

Price: $1,750.00

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"First Printing, 1932" on copyright page.