Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); dark green cloth, with titles stamped in white, and large pictorial label mounted to front cover; [viii],287,pp, with frontispiece and seven plates of illustrations by Dalton Stevens. Contemporary bookplate mounted to front pastedown, gentle sunning to spine, with light wear to extremities, and some softening to spine ends, and mild surface wear to pictorial label; contens clean, with hinges sound; Very Good, lacking the rare dustjacket.
The fifth novel in Leblanc's series featuring Arsène Lupin, French gentleman burglar and master of disguise, first serialized in Le Journal in 1912 as Le Bouchon de Cristal. Though now more than a century removed from his creation, the exploits of Leblanc's signature character are the basis for the French Netflix series Lupin, starring Omar Sy.HUBIN, p.249.