The Yellow Peril. M. P. Shiel.

The Yellow Peril.

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1929. 8vo. First thus. First published in 1913 as 'The Dragon'. The first and last chapters were revised for this issue. Original black cloth lettered in green. Fore edge slightly foxed. D/w chipped, nicked and torn with loss to upper panel. '29' (publication year) in red ink at top of back joint. Near fine in good + dust-wrapper. Item #3029

The personal enthusiasm of Victor Gollancz led to the reissuing of The Novels of Matthew Phipps Shiel (1865-1947) whose best-known work is 'The Purple Cloud'. The revised title of this novel uses a racist term coined by a Russian sociologist in 1897. The publisher's archive copy.

Price: £45.00

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