KNOCK AT A VENTURE. London: Methuen & Co., . Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-312 + 40-page publisher's catalogue dated "September 1905" inserted at rear, inserted frontispiece (illustration of Postbridge from a photograph), original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Ten stories set in Dartmoor and written in the author's style of regionalistic realism. Several involve adventure and crime. "With Bell, Book and Candle" starts off with some men in a pub swapping ghost stories. 3000 copies printed. Hubin (1994), p. 645. Hinton, p. 35. Spine panel a bit sunned, some foxing to edges of text block, light damp stain along bottom edge of rear endpapers, a very good copy. (#113446).
"First Published in 1905" on copyright page.