Jepson, Edgar and Leblanc, Maurice ARSENE LUPIN
London: Mills & Boon Limited, (1909). First edition, first printing. 344 pages, plus 32 pages of ads. Hardcover. Very good: front inner hinge cracked but holding strong, rear inner hinge starting but strong; mild wear, soiling to covers, tiny tear to spine crown; in blue cloth lettered in red with oval paste-on photo of Gerald du Maurier.
Novelization of du Maurier's stage success playing the gentleman burglar created by Leblanc. Du Maurier, the son of George (author of TRILBY) and father of Daphne, also played Raffles, Bull-Dog Drummond, Jimmie Valentine, and Captain Hook!