THE HOLLOW SKIN. New York, Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-275 [276-282: blank] [note: first and last three leaves are blanks], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown, top edge stained brown. First edition. First printing with F&R monogram on copyright page. Weird medical thriller set in the Bahamas concerning a haunted ancient fortress, mysterious deaths from snakebite, a beautiful young woman whose best friends are lizards and toads, and her mysterious guardian, a mutant who shape shifts into a snakelike creature. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 13909. A nearly fine, bright copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with shallow chipping at head and tail of spine panel, several short closed tears and clipped price. (#52123).
First printing has F&R monogram on copyright page.