The Third Fu Manchu Book:
The Si-Fan Mysteries/The Hand of Fu Manchu
5 March 2003


The Si-Fan Mysteries. London: Methuen, 3 May 1917.

2nd June 1918
3rd May 1919
4th September 1920
5th December 1921
6th March 1922
7th July 1923
8th April 1924 (red boards)
9th
10th
11th
12th
13th
14th 1934 (blue paper covered boards)
15th
16th 1956

From the collection of R. E. Briney

First British Edition

 

There were sixteen Methuen editions.
This was the last.


Sixteenth Edition


The Hand of Fu Manchu: Being a New Phase in the Activities of Fu-Manchu, the Evil Doctor. New York: McBride, 1917.

First American Edition


Cover: E. W. Kendrick 


The Hand of Fu Manchu. New York: Burt, May 1917.
2nd  November 1917
3rd   December 1920
4th   1920

The Hand 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 Hand of Fu Manchu. New York Grosset & Dunlap 1938.

The Si-Fan Mysteries. London: Consul (M1024), 1961.

The Hand of Fu Manchu. New York: Pyramid,  (F-688),  January 1962.

There were four different Pyramid editions.

F-688
R-1306
X-2342
V-3941
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
Jan. 1962
March 1966
July 1971
Jan. 1976
Rudy Nappi
Len Goldberg
  "        "
R. Krepel

 

The first Pyramid edition
Cover: Rudy Nappi



Fu Manchu: The Si-Fan Mysteries. London: Corgi Books (GC7589), 1967.


The Si-Fan Mysteries. London: Tom Stacey, 1973.



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.

The Hand of Fu-Manchu: Being a New Phase in the Activities of Fu-Manchu, the Evil Doctor. Mattituck, New York: Amereon Ltd, June, 1984. ISBN: 0891908021

The Hand of Fu-Manchu: Being a New Phase in the Activities of Fu-Manchu, the Evil Doctor. Mattituck, New York: American, 1996.

The Fu Manchu Omnibus. Volume 1. London: Allison & Busby, 1995. The first three British titles: The Mystery of Fu Manchu, The Devil Doctor and Si-Fan Mysteries.

2nd   1998


Original serial publication titles and dates.


If you know of other editions, please let us know.
Copyright 1999 Lawrence Knapp. All rights reserved.

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