THE TYRANNY OF THE DARK. London and New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1905. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii [iv-viii] 1-438  [440: blank], title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, white and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Occult romance concerning spiritualism and psychic phenomena. Garland, a Midwestern regionalist author and key member of the realist movement in American fiction in the late 1800s, was also a longtime psychic researcher and a director of the American Psychical Society. Bleiler (1978), p. 79. Reginald 05781. A fine copy in very good printed dust jacket (black and red on orange paper stock) with light wear at edges and several tears at top edge of spine panel with internal tape mends. (#130660).
"Published May, 1905" on copyright page.