PAUL THE MINSTREL AND OTHER STORIES REPRINTED FROM THE HILL OF TROUBLE AND THE ISLES OF SUNSET. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1911. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xiii [xiv] xv [xvi]  2-443 , original olive green cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore-edge rough trimmed, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Later state binding with "JOHN MURRAY" imprint at bottom edge of spine panel. Collects nineteen stories which appeared earlier in THE HILL OF TROUBLE (1903) and THE ISLES OF SUNSET (1904); some of them are supernatural or mystical. Includes a preface in which the author recollects his days as a master at Eton. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 106. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-12. Bleiler (1978), p. 20. Reginald 01121. See Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 135. See Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 63. Corner tips rubbed, fore-edge of text block age-darkened, else a bright, tight, very good copy. (#118372).
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