THE DWELLER ON THE THRESHOLD. Robert Hichens, Smythe.

THE DWELLER ON THE THRESHOLD. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1911]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-313 [314: printer's imprint] [315-316: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "February 1911" inserted at rear, original decorated red cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. An occult novel of personality transference and the psychological complications that ensue. "Skillfully handled with a sense of mystery well maintained, although the occult situation is not as clear as it might be." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 810. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 93. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-86. Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers, p. 418. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 203. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature, p. 246. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 256. Bleiler (1978), p. 99. Reginald 07172. Not in Wolff, who had 13 other titles by Hichens. A bright, nearly fine copy. While the American edition is relatively common, the British first is decidedly not. Scarce in this condition. (#136229).

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"First Published in 1911" on copyright page.