VAMPIRE ... Translated by Fritz Sallagar. New York: The John Day Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-363 [364: blank] [365: publisher's imprint] [366-368: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original decorated orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained green, other edges rough trimmed. First edition in English. The third Frank Braun novel, first published in German as VAMPIR in 1921. Braun, suffering from a strange illness, discovers that his vitality is restored by blood taken from a woman companion. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-68. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 79-80. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 146. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, p. 2398. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 70. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Bloch (2002; 2010). A fine copy in a bright, very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips and two chips from the bottom edge of the rear panel that touches the bottom edge of several letters in the publisher's address. A very nice copy overall. Scarce in this condition. (#160174).
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