THE MAN WHO WAS BORN AGAIN ... Translated by Prince Mirski and Thomas Moult. New York: The John Day Company, 1927. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-343 [344: printer's imprint] [345-346: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], title page printed in brown and black, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, endpapers illustrated by Mahlon Blaine, top edge stained red, fore edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed. First U.S. edition. A presentation copy from artist Mahlon Blaine to stage magician Dunninger with a drawing on the verso of the front free endpaper. "A key work of German expressionist fantasy." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-44. A "curious blend of realism and fantasy" - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 318. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 44. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 65. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02367. See Bloch (2002) 585. Early owner's gift inscription on the half title page and a bookplate affixed to the front paste-down. Gold lettering on spine panel dull, a few scuffs and rubs to cloth, a sound, good copy. (#172916).
"FIRST PUBLISHED, SEPTEMBER, 1927" on copyright page.