‘Popular edition’. 8vo. Original brown cloth. Dust-jacket, priced at 2/6. Internally Fine; cloth with slight rolling to spine and minor rubbing to joints, overall VG+; dust-jacket with a few small closed tears, wear to fore-edge of lower panel, spine slightly sunned.
An attractive copy of this early issue (the first UK edition was published the year before), from the creator of the sinister Dr Fu Manchu. The villainous & nebulous Yu’an Hee See does battle with Scotland Yard’s Dawson Haigh against a backdrop of Limehouse, Marseilles, the Mediterranean and the Near East, with a vast fortune of gold at stake…
Author Rohmer (Sax) [pseud. Arthur Sarsfield Ward].
Publisher London, Cassell