STRANGE TO TELL: STORIES OF THE MARVELOUS AND MYSTERIOUS. New York: Julian Messner, Inc., . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xxi [xxii-xxiv] 1-532 [533-536: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in brown, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed. First edition. Collects sixty-eight stories by European writers including Rainer Maria Rilke, Thomas Mann, Hans Christian Andersen, Heinrich Heine, Prosper Merimee, Jules Verne, Karel Capek, Franz Kafka and many others. Intended as a companion volume to PAUSE TO WONDER (1944). “A resourceful and rich collection of Continental material." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 637. A near fine copy in good dust jacket with wear, fraying and shallow chipping at edges. (#131496).
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