New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, . First Edition Thus. First printing of this new edition. Octavo, original blue cloth boards with yellow cloth spine titled in black. 306 pp. Yellow spine cloth tanned & lightly soiled, minor bumps, a very good clean copy, in a beautiful dust jacket which has two faint vertical creases (likely folded for storage) but is overall in remarkably FINE condition, being unworn and unfaded. A stunning and remarkable period dust jacket with artwork signed "McCartin" Item #312271
¶ Originally published by Methuen in 1913, THE LODGER - based on the Jack the Ripper murders of 1888 - is considered to be the author's most important novel .The story was adapted for film numerous times, and was additionally adapted as a 1940 radio drama and 1960 opera. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.