CURSED BE THE TREASURE. New York: Macy-Masius: Publishers, 1928. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [1-2] 3-310 [311-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow, top edge stained yellow, other edges untrimmed. First U.S. edition. Seafaring novel about a pirate hoard that wreaks supernatural vengeance on its seekers. Contemporary reviews favorably compared the novel to work by Conrad and Stevenson. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 69. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 136-37. In 333. Bleiler (1948), p. 102. Reginald 04509. A fine copy in good pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by E. A. Cox) with light wear at edges, small chip from front panel near the fore-edge, and age-darkening to front, spine and rear panels. (#165228).
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