Dennis Wheatley. The Devil Rides Out.
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DescriptionDennis Wheatley. The Devil Rides Out. London: Hutchinson & Co., no date [but 1935]. First edition. Signed and inscribed the author to the title page, "My first black magic story / now a classic / (27/7/68) / with best wishes / from / Dennis Wheatley." Octavo. 328, [7, publisher's ads], [1, blank], 40 (publisher's catalog, dated Spring 1935) pages. Publisher's bright orange cloth, upper board and spine lettered in black; original illustrated dust jacket with Crime-Book Society's Selection advertisement band. Minor edgewear, foot of spine just pushed, minor soiling. Illustrated endpapers; some offsetting. Internally generally clean and tight, all edges trimmed; minor foxing chiefly contained to margins and edges, text block unevenly toned. Dust jacket with price on spine (7'6 net); minor edgewear, small open tear to the bottom edge of the back panel, somewhat toned and rubbed. Near fine book with near fine dust jacket.
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