London: The Readers Library, 1926. First UK Edition. Photo-illustrated with stills from a performance of the play.
A novelization of the 1924 stage play by Arnold Ridley and Bernard Merrivale, about an aging engine driver who believes his engine has become alive and evil. A film version was released in 1929, directed by Geza von Bolvary, and starring Carlyle Blackwell.
Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight lean, extremities rubbed. Jacket with a few chips and tears, reinforced on the verso at the spine folds with brown paper tape, and brief discreet touchup to the crown.