THE EMPEROR OF ELAM AND OTHER STORIES. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix [x] [1-2] 3-387 [388: colophon] [389-392: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], title page printed in red and black, original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. The collection includes Dwight's "The Emerald of Tamerlane," a story written in collaboration with Colonel Taylor. Dwight published two books of Oriental stories, this one and an earlier collection STRAMBOUL NIGHTS (1916). "The Emperor of Elam" appeared in W. J. O'Brien's THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1917. Bleiler (1948), p. 105. Tuck, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1978, p. 152. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 D-671. Gold stamping on spine panel tarnished, else a bright, near fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket jacket with light edge wear, shallow chipping at edges, and some age-darkening and scuffing to spine panel. (#119555).
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