(#114092) BUSHIGRAMS. Guy Boothby, Newell.

BUSHIGRAMS. London, New York and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1897]. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii 1-293 [294: blank] [295: printer's imprint] [296: blank] + 16-page undated publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, eight inserted plates with illustrations by J. Barnard Davis and others, original pictorial bevel-edged blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, pictorial paper inlay on front panel, top edge untrimmed, other edges rough-trimmed. First edition. Collects nineteen stories and sketches. At least one ("With Three Phantoms") is supernatural. Others represent a mix of melodrama, crime and romantic comedy. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 47. Hubin (1994), pp. 86-7. Stain to fore-edge margins of last eighth of the text block, damp splashes to first two leaves of signature 14, endpapers darkened, externally a bright nearly fine copy. (#114092).

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