MYSTERY OF EVELIN DELORME - Arno Press, 1st 1976 - JEKYLL HYDE SUSPENSE HYPNOSIS
THE MYSTERY OF EVELIN DELORME: A HYPNOTIC STORY
Book Details + Condition: Arno Press (New York). First Edition thus, 1976. Part of Arno Press' hard-to-find "Supernatural & Occult Fiction" collection. Facsimile reprint of the original publication by Albert Bigelow Paine, originally released in 1894. Hardcover with purple boards and silver titling to front and spine. 129 pages. Scarce in this edition. The author's second book and first novel. Psychological thriller of a female Jekyll-and-Hyde: the "bad girl" who is released by hypnotic suggestion. The book is regarded as one of the earliest American imitations of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Paine explores the mysterious effects of hypnotic influence on the human mind through a blend of suspense and psychological intrigue.
From the massive occult collection of King Lawrence Parker - academic, dissertation author, and book collector extraordinaire. Book is in near-new, unread condition, with firm binding, bright boards, and a clean interior. Small bump to lower front edge from shelf-wear only. Please see our other listings for more rare Arno Press publications.