THE PHANTOM-FIGHTER. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran: Publishers, 1966. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2022 copies printed. The first collection of stories featuring occult detective Jules de Grandin, ten stories, all first published in WEIRD TALES between 1925 and 1935. "Weak pastiches of the Sherlock Holmes tales ... [with] recklessly plundered motifs from many sources without any real attempt at consistency." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-123. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-163. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1362. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 811-6. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-191. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of dust soiling to rear panel. (#159909).
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