THE NECROMANCER; OR THE TALE OF THE BLACK FOREST ... Translated from the German ... by Peter Teuthold. Lorenz Flammenberg, Karl Friedrich Kahlert.

THE NECROMANCER; OR THE TALE OF THE BLACK FOREST ... Translated from the German ... by Peter Teuthold. London: Robert Holden & Co. Ltd., 1927. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-xv [xvi] 1-232, original pictorial boards (in imitation of a Victorian yellowback). Later edition. Reprint of the Minerva Press edition of 1794. Issued as part of the publisher's "Horrid Novels" series. New introduction by Montague Summers. "This Gothic has plenty of supernatural action but is encumbered by a plot which defies comprehension ... When Jane Austen included THE NECROMANCER in her list of Gothic titles, she had in mind a prime example of the German Gothic at its most outrageous." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 1-48. "One of the more interesting Gothic novels." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1760. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1760. Summers, A Gothic Bibliography, p. 84. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 1-186. Bleiler (1978), p. 74. Reginald 05462. Mild rubbing to edges of boards, small scrape and chip at left edge of upper spine end, still a nearly fine, attractive copy of a fragile book. (#137052).

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