First edition, first printing published by Herbert Jenkins, London. 

Undated, published in 1931

This title is from the Herbert Jenkins 1/- Library series, it was the first and only edition.


Book: Nr fine. Original orange cloth with black titles, boards are wonderfully bright and fresh thanks to the precense of the jacket. The top of the text block is foxed otherwise the pages are very tightly bound and clean. Bookplate and stock number to fpd of Crime Collector Giuseppe Orlando.

Jacket: Vg++ Very light scuffing around the spine tips and hinge corners, A wonderfully bright example of this weird, atmospheric jacket from the K B Studio, the spine is bright and fresh also. 


*Mystical Indian novel about a Fakir who places a curse on an Englishman's camera, the camera/lens is given supernatural power in that it makes the viewer (including the blind) to see the deepest thoughts and dreams of men, "passion, greed, anger and hate" 


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The Fakir's Curse by Kennedy Bruce