THE STRANGE ADVENTURE OF ROGER WILKINS AND OTHER STORIES. R. Andom, Alfred Walter Barrett.

THE STRANGE ADVENTURE OF ROGER WILKINS AND OTHER STORIES. London: Tylston & Edwards, 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-280, illustrations by A. Carruthers Gould, original pictorial red cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in black. First edition. Nine stories; mixed collection, including several fantasies. Fantasy and humor derivative of F. Anstey but aimed at a somewhat more lowbrow audience. The title story of this collection is about an old clock that enables personality exchange, an idea that Andom later developed into the novel, THE IDENTITY EXCHANGE (1902). Most of Andom's books are fairly uncommon. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 19. Bleiler (1978), p. 5. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Wolff 315. Hubin (1979), p. 8. Spine panel a bit sunned, a clean, tight, very good copy; much better than usually found. (#115830).

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