THE EMPEROR OF AMERICA. Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1929. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] 1-310 [311: ad] [312: blank], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red. First edition. A gang of international criminals with advanced technology (mind control, cell phones, poison gas, electronic map, etc.) secretly expand their control of America from vast caverns under New York City and vicinity. Bleiler (1978), p. 169. Reginald 12375. Day, p. 8. Slight spine lean, a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with small closed tear to upper front panel and some mild dust soiling. A very nice copy. (#156947).
First edition so stated on copyright page.