MAN OVERBOARD! New York: The Macmillan Company. London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1903. Small octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-96 1- ads [7-8: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], three inserted plates, including a sepia-tone photographic portrait of the author employed as frontispiece, title page printed in black and brown, original pictorial beige paper-covered boards, front and spine panels printed in brown, decorated endpapers. First edition. "A sailor who has been washed overboard returns as a revenant. Material horror, but effective." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 447. "... an effective tale of ghostly vengeance." - Sullivan, The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 100. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 60-61. Bleiler (1978), p. 52. Reginald 03545. BAL 4216 (not noting this binding variant). Ownership stamp on front free endpaper. Head of spine bumped, wear to spine ends and corner tips, front and spine soiled. A very good copy. (#125836).
"Set up and electrotyped April, 1903" on copyright page.