THE WOLF-LEADER. Edited from the Translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp. Philadelphia: Prime Press 1950. Octavo, illustrations by Mahlon Blaine, cloth. First U.S. edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by artist Mahlon Blaine to stage magician Dunninger incorporating a full-page drawing in blue ink on the verso of the front free endpaper. THE WOLF-LEADER was first published in Paris by Cadot in 1857 in three volumes. "Dumas's most successful supernatural work by far ... an entertaining historical romance based on traditional legends of the werewolf." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 138. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-23. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 568. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04573. A fine copy in bright, very good or better dust jacket (designed by Mahlon Blaine) with light wear at edges and small internal tape mend with no show through on outer surface. (#159325).
"Published Fall, 1950" on copyright page.