MURDER MADNESS. Los Angeles: Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc., 1949. Octavo, brown cloth, spine panel stamped in black. Later edition. Reissue of the author's second novel (preceded by SCALPS) and first SF book. First published as a four-part serial in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION in 1930. SF thriller in which "The Master," a would-be South American tyrant, uses a madness-inducing drug in his attempt to dominate civilization. Bleiler (1978), p. 122. Reginald 08874. Hubin (1994), p. 494. A fine copy in good or better dust jacket with shallow chips at upper spine end and lower corner tips, dust soiling to rear panel and some foxing. (#163363).
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