SAILORS' KNOTS. London: Methuen & Co., [1909]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] 1-302 [303: blank] [304: printer's imprint] + 48-page publisher's catalogue dated "September 1909" inserted at rear, twelve inserted plates with illustrations by Will Owen, original pictorial brick red cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, fore-edge rough-trimmed, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. This collection of Jacob's seaport fiction includes two supernatural tales, "Keeping Up Appearances" and "The Toll-House," the latter one of Jacobs' finest horror stories. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 897. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 229. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-116. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 280. Bleiler (1978), p. 108. Cloth lightly rubbed at edges, endpapers darkened, inner hinges cracked, but still a tight, very good copy. (#112461).

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"First Published in 1909" on copyright page.