THE GOLDEN GONG AND OTHER NIGHT-PIECES. Edited, with an Introduction by, Jessica Amanda Salmonson. Thomas Burke.

THE GOLDEN GONG AND OTHER NIGHT-PIECES. Edited, with an Introduction by, Jessica Amanda Salmonson. Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2001. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 600 copies plus a few extras for legal deposit purposes. Collects twenty tales by Burke, including "The Bloomsbury Wonder," his most famous and best story, from NIGHT PIECES and other collections, with a long, interesting introduction by Salmonson, and a profile by his publisher "Grant Richards on Thomas Burke." Reproduces (in black and white) the vivid dust jackets of many of his, now scarce, first editions. Burke first gained fame for his stories of London's Chinatown district, known as Limehouse. See Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-30. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#127266).

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