The Second Fu Manchu Book:
The Devil Doctor/The Return of Fu Manchu
 31 March 2003

The Devil Doctor: Hitherto Unpublished Adventures in the Career of the Mysterious Dr. Fu-Manchu. 
London: Methuen, March 2, 1916.
Crown 8vo

First British Edition

From the collection of R. E. Briney

2nd 1916
3rd 1916
4th  1919
5th  1920
6th  1921
7th  1922 Cheap Form
8th  1922
9th  1924 Cheap Form
10th  1924
11th  1927
12th  1927 Cheap Form
13th  1928
14th  1930 Cheap Form
15th  1933
16th  1933 Cheap Form
17th  1934
18th  1937 Cheap Form
20th  1955

"Methuen Sixpennies" paperback edition 
with dust wrapper  1939

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu. New York: McBride, 1916.

First American Edition

Orange cloth boards with black and gilt  pictorial cover.
Brown cloth covered boards, design on black background, lettering in gold.

2nd Edition 1918

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu. New York: Burt, February, 1916.

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2nd Edition March 1916
3rd Edition November 1918. 
     Beige cloth with navy and red lettering and decoration
     Green cloth with red and blue lettering and decoration
     Gray with black and red  lettering and decoration
     Black cloth editions have also been reported.

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1920c.  HB Orange.

The Return of Fu-Manchu. New York: McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, 1923.

The Book of Fu-Manchu. London: Hurst & Blackett, 1929.

Three novel British omnibus edition containing The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu, The Devil Doctor, and The Si-Fan Mysteries.

The Book of Fu-Manchu. New York: McBride, 1929.

Four novel American omnibus edition containing The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu, The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu, The Hand of Fu-Manchu, and The Golden Scorpion.

The Return of Fu Manchu. New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1934. Orient Edition.

The Return of Fu Manchu. New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1938.

The Devil Doctor. Toronto: S.J.R. Saunders, 1955.

The Devil Doctor. London: Consul, 1961. (M1023) 

The Return of Fu Manchu. New York: Pyramid,  (G-641),  August 1961.

There were four different Pyramid editions.

Aug. 1961
Nov. 1965
May 1970
Dick Konfield
Len Goldberg
  "         "
R. Krepel

The first Pyramid edition
Cover: Rudy Nappi

The Devil Doctor. London: Corgi Books (GC7589), 1967.

The Devil Doctor. London: Tom Stacey, 1973.

Notice the hand modeled after the original Methuen dust wrapper.

Sax Rohmer's Collected Novels.
Secaucus, New Jersey: Castle, 1983.

Includes The Hand of Fu Manchu, The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu, The Yellow Claw, and Dope. A collection "celebrating the centennial of Sax Rohmer's birth."

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Fu Manchu: Two Great Thrillers by Sax Rohmer: The Hand of Dr. Fu Manchu; The Return of Fu Manchu. New York: Citadel Press (trade paperback), 1983.

Mattituck, New York: Amereon Ltd, June, 198?    American, 199?

London: Black Dagger Crime, Ltd., 1994.

The Fu Manchu Omnibus. Volume 1. London: Allison & Busby, 1996. The first three British titles: The Mystery of Fu Manchu, The Devil Doctor and Si-Fan Mysteries.

Original serial publication titles and dates.

If you know of other editions, please let us know.
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