THE DEVIL'S MISTRESS. London: William Rider and Son, Limited, n.d. . Octavo, pp. [i-viii] ix [x] xi-xii 1-357; 358-360: ads, original decorated maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind. First edition. "Supernatural romance of witchcraft and Satanism, excellent historical detail and use of Scots folklore. Based on the true case of Isabel Gaudie in early seventeenth century." - Robert Knowlton. "... a classic of its kind." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 55. "... intelligent and with much interesting subject matter." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 277. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-36. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 41. Bleiler (1978), p. 31. Reginald 01908. Signed and dated "Xmas 1915" in pencil by an early owner on front paste-down. Faint spotting and soiling to front cover, cloth worn at lower spine end, a sound, good copy with bright cover stamping. This first printing is scarce and is rarely found in nice condition. (#104773).
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