THE DEVIL AND THE DOCTOR. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] 1-308 [309: blank] [310: "about the author"] [311-312: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original red cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained gray, fore-edge rough-trimmed, gray endpapers. First edition. The Devil befriends an antiquarian bookseller who specializes in demonology and the black arts. "A noteworthy book, despite many flaws ..." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 933. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-197. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 112. Reginald 08109. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with rubbing to lower corner tips and several areas of rubbing to reddish brown background ink on spine panel. A very attractive copy. This book is scarce in nice condition. (#96498).
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