THE ROMANCE OF SORCERY.
Price: $250.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Date Published: 1927.
Edition: Third Edition.
Condition: Very Good in Dust Jacket
Book Id: 309805
Third Edition. Octavo, original orange cloth titled and ruled in black. 223 pp, Index. Ink inscription on front free endpaper, mild bumps, generally a very good / near fine copy in the original colour pictorial dust jacket. with artwork by Bip Pares. The jacket (priced at 3/6) has some minor closed tears at the edges with no loss, and is very bright and attractive. Both the front and rear inner flaps are wrinkled and have longish closed tears. Overall, the jacket shows very, very well. First issued in 1920 and reissued in 1923 in a 'cheaper' edition, both of these editions had plain printed jackets, this is the first edition to bear a decorative pictorial jacket.
¶ Rohmer's only non-fiction work, a history of Magic and the Occult. Rohmer is best known as the author of the 'Fu Manchu' thrillers.
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