(#173373) THE WOLF-LEADER. Edited from the Translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp. Mahlon Blaine, Alexandre Dumas.
THE WOLF-LEADER. Edited from the Translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp ...

THE WOLF-LEADER. Edited from the Translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp. Philadelphia: Prime Press 1950. Octavo, illustrations by Mahlon Blaine, cloth. First U.S. edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by artist Mahlon Blaine to stage magician Dunninger incorporating a full-page drawing in blue ink dated 1950 on the verso of the front free endpaper. THE WOLF-LEADER was first published in Paris by Cadot in 1857 in three volumes. "Dumas's most successful supernatural work by far ... an entertaining historical romance based on traditional legends of the werewolf." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 138. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-23. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 568. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04573. A fine copy in bright, very good dust jacket (designed by Mahlon Blaine) with wear at edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, (#173373).

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"Published Fall, 1950" on copyright page.