WHISPERING WINDOWS: TALES OF THE WATERSIDE. London: Grant Richards Limited, 1921. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 [8-10] 11-309 [310-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Burke's second collection of Limehouse stories, sequel to LIMEHOUSE NIGHTS (1916). Published later the same year in the U.S. as MORE LIMEHOUSE NIGHTS. Includes one supernatural tale, "The Scarlet Shoes." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 46. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 120. Bleiler (1948), p. 66. Hubin (1994), p. 119. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 15. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with some shelf wear at edges and closed tear in spine panel with internal tape reinforcement. An attractive copy. Scarce in the jacket, which has a wonderful painting by Ernest Aker. In custom black cloth open face slipcase. (#10412).
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