(#137491) SHAPES THAT HAUNT THE DUSK: HARPER'S NOVELETTES. William Dean Howells, Henry Mills Alden.

SHAPES THAT HAUNT THE DUSK: HARPER'S NOVELETTES. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1907. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-301 [302-304: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], title page printed in orange and black, original decorated olive green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and silver, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed. First edition, first printing with title page dated 1907. "A collection of material from HARPER'S MAGAZINE ... Muted supernaturalism, usually nicely written, but somehow lifeless. Psychological in orientation." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 866. A valuable collection of ten stories, most of which do not appear in other anthologies. Contains the classic weird tale, "The Little Room," by Madeline Yale Wynne as well as Howard Pyle's "In Tenebras" and Hildegard Hawthorne's "Perdita," considered by many authorities to be her best supernatural story. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 484. Bleiler (1978), p. 104. Reginald 00116. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 S-339. BAL 9781. A bright, nearly fine copy. (#137491).

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