THE BOATS OF THE 'GLEN CARRIG'. London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-312, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. The author's elusive first book. "... an exciting, powerful, scary book ... one of the most effective horror stories of the sea ..." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 143-45. "... one of the most distinctive and imaginative Gothic fantasies of the twentieth century." - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 96-7. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 94-5. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-88. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1103. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 423. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 113. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 203-04. Tymn (ed) Horror Literature 3-103. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 101. Reginald 07277. Large, but attractive bookplate of Rosemary Lick affixed to the front paste-down. Cloth a bit rubbed at edges, endpapers tanned, preliminary and terminal leaves quite foxed, a good copy with bright gold cover lettering. (#149905).
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