12mo. 4 illustrated plates. Original violet cloth decorated in dark purple (spine soiled, some rubbing to joints and spine ends, upper hinge starting). Provenance: Morton A. Mergentheim (bookplate, signature).
FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, published as #2 of Merriam's "Violet Series," and later adapted for the 1945 film starring Boris Karloff. Prideaux 131.