THE INHERITOR. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-6] 7-316 [317-318: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original decorated dark blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow, top edge stained yellow, yellow coated endpapers. First edition. This novel "features a family curse -- engendering the birth of monsters -- and a protagonist tempted by perversion." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 106. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 146. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 68. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01131. Ink mark to front paste-down, a nearly fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with a 26 mm closed tear at bottom edge of front panel, several tiny tears at upper edge of front panel, wear to spine ends, small chip at lower spine end, and some general dust soiling. (#156668).