The Devil's Jest. Elizabeth CARFRAE.

The Devil's Jest. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1928.

Early Printing, without 'first edition' statement, but F-C code indicating a 1928 publication. Goodhead dustjacket artwork. Uncommon Bleiler listed fantasy novel set on a "god-forsaken West Indian Island... of native magic and mystery... the spell that native superstition weaves about the invading white man" who marries "a half-breed wife". Not found in Hubin despite the jacket's blurb: "Thrilling mystery melodrama on a West Indian island". Near Fine in dustjacket with several inch closed tear at front panel mended at verso with a long piece of paper tape, else Very Good, some edge chipping, masking tape shadows at verso.

Price: $75.00

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