(#170432) THE SACRED HERB. Fergu Hume.

THE SACRED HERB. New York: G. W. Dillingham Company Publishers, [1908]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-302 [303-304: last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by Harry B. Matthews, original pictorial navy blue cloth, front panel stamped in red and gray, spine panel stamped in red. First U.S. edition. Fantastic adventure novel of murder and the occult, concerning trance-inducing tuberose leaves and an ancient herb burner from Easter Island, a relic of Lemurian civilization. Bleiler (1978), p. 105. Reginald 07602. Early name on front paste-down. Slight spine lean, top edge of text block dusty, else a bright, nearly fine copy in the very rare pictorial dust jacket that, unfortunately, is missing the spine panel. (#170432).

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Printing identification statement for this book:
"Issued Jan., 1908" on copyright page.