STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOW. London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited, 1898. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-282 [283-288: ads], original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold. First edition. This Pearson edition precedes the U.S. edition by a few days. Of the seven stories, "The Passing of Enriquez," set in California, strikes a fantastical note at its climax when the hero is seemingly swallowed up by the ground in accordance with his prophecy. BAL 7389. W. H. Smith subscription library label on front paste-down (no other library marks). Contemporary owner's signature on front free endpaper. A bright, very good copy with just a touch of rubbing to extremities. An attractive copy. (#148325).
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