(#173862) THE WOLF-LEADER. Edited from the translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp. Alexandre Dumas.

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. 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), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 1-46. 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. Owner's name dated 1955 on the half title page. A fine copy in good dust jacket (designed by Mahlon Blaine) with wear along top and bottom edges, internal tape mends along top and bottom edges with some show though along top edge, and dust soiling to rear panel. (#173862).

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"Published Fall, 1950" on copyright page.