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    David H[enry] Keller. INSCRIBED. The Devil and the Doctor. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Keller to fellow author Ray Cummings on the half title page. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] 1-308 [309: blank] [310: "about the author"] [311-312: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original red cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained gray, fore-edge rough-trimmed, gray endpapers. A very good or better copy in very good or better pictorial dust jacket with a bit of wear at edges. A very attractive copy. This book is scarce in nice condition. Two of the original illustrations by Gregor Duncan the appear in the book are laid in. A fine association copy.

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    The Devil befriends an antiquarian bookseller who specializes in demonology and the black arts. "A noteworthy book, despite many flaws ..." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 933. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-197. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 112. Reginald 08109.



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