THE GARDEN AT 19. New York: Wessels & Bissell Co., 1910. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-299 [300: blank], four inserted plates with illustrations by H. B. Boehm, original pictorial olive-green cloth, front panel stamped in blue, white and black, spine panel stamped in white. First U.S. edition, probable first issue. Published earlier in London in 1910 by Mills & Boon Limited as NO. 19. Ancient Greek sorcery practiced in modern suburban London. "Horror thriller suggestive of Arthur Machen's 'The Great God Pan.'" - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 921. "An effective thriller ..." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-109. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 519. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 123. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 294. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 109. Reginald 07890A. Hubin (1994), p. 442. Just a bit of loss to highly perishable white enamel lettering from spine panel, a bright, tight, near fine copy. A superior copy of this book. This issue is very uncommon and is extremely scarce in this condition. (#148393).
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