WHO WANTS A GREEN BOTTLE? AND OTHER UNEASY TALES. London: Philip Allan & Co., Ltd., . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] 1-280, original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition, variant red cloth binding. The author's best short story collection, eight macabre tales including the title fiction, "Silent, White and Beautiful," and "Spurs," the latter the basis for the legendary "unwatchable" movie, "Freaks" (1932). "Excellent commercial fiction, with good little touches." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1398. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-166. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 183. Bleiler (1978), p. 167. Reginald 12258. Mild bruises to lower corner tips, spine panel just a bit sunned, hairline crack along inner front hinge, still a sound, clean, very good copy. (#138055).
"First Published in 1926" on copyright page.