THE WEIGHER OF SOULS ... Translated by Hamish Miles. Andre Maurois, Emile Herzog.

THE WEIGHER OF SOULS ... Translated by Hamish Miles. New York, London: D. Appleton and Company, 1931. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-192 [193] [194: blank] [195: ads] [196: blank], original light blue boards with Japan vellum shelf back, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First U.S. edition. First printing with code "(1)" at base of text on page [193]. "An excellent novella concerning a hypothetical meeting of experimental science and theological supposition, bringing into sharp focus questions about the morality of scientific inquiry into human nature." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-82. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-67; (1987) 2-73; and (2004) II-725. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, pp. 181-82. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-241. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1138. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 731. Bleiler (1978), p. 136. Reginald 09838. A fine copy in nearly fine pictorial dust jacket with touch of wear at head of spine panel and corner tips and a bit of the inevitable fading of the pink ink. An attractive copy. (#90763).

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First printing has code "(1)" at base of text on page [193].