The Black Baroness

The Black Baroness

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New York: Macmillan & Co., 1942. 446 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4"; First American edition presumed; Illustrated dust jacket has some rubbing and creases, minor foxing on back cover, front flaps clipped but price of $2.50 intact, in very good+ condition; Grey cloth over boards with crisp black lettering on spine, inscribed by the author on title page, some browning to endpapers, otherwise in near fine condition.

Dennis Yates Wheatley (1897 - 1977) was an English writer who wrote 65 novels from the 1930's through the 1960's, mostly thrillers, science fiction, and occult novels. It is said that one of his main characters, Gregory Sallust, was one of the inspiration's for the James Bond character by Ian Fleming. This fictionalized World War II saga featuring the character of Gregory Sallust continues in Scandinavia and France.

Macmillan & Co.
Dust Jacket , First Edition , Signed