THE TYRANNY OF THE DARK. London and New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1905. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii [iv-viii] 1-438  [440: blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by W. E. Mears, title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, white and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Garland on front free endpaper: "Inscribed for / G. A. Van Nordall / With the compliments of / the author / Hamlin Garland." Occult romance concerning spiritualism and psychic phenomena by a longtime psychic researcher and former director of the American Psychical Society. Bleiler (1978), p. 79. Reginald 05781. Cloth rubbed at spine ands and cover tips, a bright, very good copy. Enclosed in a custom cloth slipcase. (#149763).
"Published May, 1905" on copyright page.