NIGHT WATCHES. London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] [1-2] 3-247 [248: printer's imprint], six inserted plates with illustrations by Stanley Davis, original pictorial brick red cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold. First edition. A collection of Jacobs' seaport fiction, including two of his best weird tales, "The Three Sisters," and "The Vigil." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 898. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 229. Tuck, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy (1974), p. 239 Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-115. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 280. Bleiler (1978), p. 108. Light wear to cloth at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, spine a bit darkened, gold lettering dull, inner rear hinge cracked, a sound, good copy. (#118627).
"Printed in 1914" on copyright page. Note: later printings have no date or printing statement on verso of title leaf.