Rare and First Edition Books from Buckingham Books

Dealer in Rare and First-Edition Books:  Western Americana; Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Fiction

The Beautiful White Devil. by Guy. Boothby

The Beautiful White Devil.

by Guy. Boothby

Publication: Ward, Lock & Co, Limited, 1898, London

Originally published in 1896, this is an early reprint edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth over beveled boards, titles and pictorial decorated in gold gilt on front cover and spine, 289 [1] pp., plus 6 pages of advertising, frontispiece plus five additional full-page black & white plates inserted throughout the text. Illustrated by Stanley L. Wood. Light evidence of old cellophane tape residue to the front and rear fly leafs, a bit of moderate foxing to the fore-edges and to some end pages, else a very good, bright clean copy. Promotional copy in the advertising section says, "A more lively, romantic, and amazing bit of fiction than 'The Beautiful White Devil,' it would be hard to indicate.... It is full of surprise and fascination for the fiction-lover, and is worthy of the reputation of the creator of the famous Nikola."

Inventory Number: 46609