THE TRAVEL TALES OF MR. JOSEPH JORKENS. New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] [1-2] 3-304, original light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained gray. First U.S. edition. The status of this binding is not known, but copies so bound are less frequently encountered than copies bound in blue-green cloth The first Jorkens book. Collects thirteen stories. The Jorkens tales "vary greatly in quality, but at their best are very amusing." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 585. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-124. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1508-09. Bleiler (1978), p. 66. Reginald 04632. Anderson I.56.b (not noting this binding). Early owner's inked name and date on front paste-down. Mild bruise to lower corner tip, a nearly fine, bright copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips and touch of dust soiling to spine and rear panels. An attractive, superior example of an uncommon jacket. (#149652).
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