New York: The Macaulay Company, (1933). 1st US edition (Hubin I, p. 490). 246 pp. Crown 8vo. Original publisher's linen cloth binding with lettering outlined in red. Red topstain. Green dust jacket printed in white, red & black, designed by Guischard. VG+ (minor wear/small bit of newspaper offset to front eps)/VG (average wear, soiling & a few edge chips). Item #50667
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.