THE WOOD OF THE HANGING TEMPLAR ... Translated by Samuel Sloan. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-269 [270-272: blank], title page printed in orange and black, original decorated black cloth, all panels stamped in orange, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, decorated endpapers. First edition in English. A novel of peasant life in a French village a few years before the Revolution, where the ghost of the Knight Templar, hung many years before, haunts the wood outside the village and appears in some terrifying form at every crisis in the life of the place. Translated of LE BOIS DU TEMPLIER PENDU (1926). Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket priced $2.50 on the front flap with light wear along edges and faded spine panel. (#170372).
"Printed October, 1930" on copyright page.