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THE WOLF LEADER: Edited from the translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp by  Alexandre Dumas - Hardcover - First U. S. edition - [1950] - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 24189)

THE WOLF LEADER: Edited from the translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp

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THE WOLF LEADER: Edited from the translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp

by Dumas, Alexandre

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Damp stain corners of cloth, upper corners a bit bumped, a good to very good copy in a good dust jacket with chipping at corners
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Philadelphia: Prime Press, [1950]. First U. S. edition. Damp stain corners of cloth, upper corners a bit bumped, a good to very good copy in a good dust jacket with chipping at corners and upper front panel with loss, damp staining at corners and flap edges, tape repair to verso of front spine fold with some bleed through. (24189). Octavo, illustrations by Mahlon Blaine, cloth. THE WOLF-LEADER was first published in Paris by Cadot in 1857 in three volumes. "Dumas's most successful supernatural work by far ... an entertaining historical romance based on traditional legends of the werewolf." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 138. "An excellent story based in the folklore which Dumas encountered as a child..." - Barron: Horror Literature 2-23. Illustrations by Mahlon Blaine. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 568. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04573.

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Bookseller
John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
24189
Title
THE WOLF LEADER: Edited from the translation of Alfred Allinson by L. Sprague de Camp
Author
Dumas, Alexandre
Book condition
Used - Damp stain corners of cloth, upper corners a bit bumped, a good to very good copy in a good dust jacket with chipping at corners
Quantity available
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Edition
First U. S. edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Prime Press
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
[1950]
Keywords
Horror
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