THE TRAVEL TALES OF MR. JOSEPH JORKENS. New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] [1-2] 3-304, original light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained black. First U.S. edition. The status of this binding is not known, but copies so bound are less frequently encountered than copies bound in blue-green cloth The first Jorkens book. Collects thirteen stories. The Jorkens tales "vary greatly in quality, but at their best are very amusing." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 585. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-124. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1508-09. Bleiler (1978), p. 66. Reginald 04632. Anderson I.56.b (not noting this binding). Small previous owner's signature at upper right corner of front free endpaper. A near fine copy in very good plus pictorial dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to edges and spine ends, shallow chip from lower spine end, and mild fading to spine panel. (#126598).
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