BURN WITCH BURN! Merritt.

BURN WITCH BURN! London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1936]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x-xii] 1-274 [275] [276: printer's imprint], original blue boards, front and spine panels stamped black. Later edition. Movie tie-in edition with film still reproduced on the front panel of the dust jacket. "Celebrated weird mystery novel of witchcraft and deadly little dolls." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Filmed in 1936 as "The Devil Doll," directed by Tod Browning, screenplay by Garrett Fort, Guy Endore and Erich von Stroheim with Lionel Barrymore and Maureen O'Sullivan in lead roles. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-146. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1160. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 552. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 181-83. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10058. Spine panel sunned, several spots on boards, a very copy in poor photo-illustrated dust jacket with wear and shallow chipping at edges and tape along top and bottom edges. (#163744).

Price: $35.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"First published in Great Britain (Crown 8vo) - July 12th, 1934 / Second Edition (F'cap 8vo, Cheap Form) - 1935" on copyright page.