Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., (1910). 1st edition thus (deWaal 1156; Hubin I, p. 490), i.e., with this title / translator. 350 pp. Crown 8vo. Original publisher's light green cloth binding with white & dark green stamping. White dust jacket with black printing. VG (slight lean/a bit of flaking to spine's white lettering)/VG (age-toning & light soiling/minor chipping to spine ends/chip from front panel top right corner). Item #50658
Leblanc "was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Arsène Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes."The first Arsène Lupin story appeared in a series of short stories published in 1905. Leblanc continued to write Lupin novels throughout his career; here offered one of Lupin's earlier efforts in this series, in the very rare dust jacket.