SHADOW-SHAPES. Maude Annesley.

SHADOW-SHAPES. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1911]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-312 + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "February 1911" inserted at rear, original black cloth, front panel stamped in red, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. "Annesley's fiction tends to the lurid, and she also developed a sideline in tales of the paranormal ... In SHADOW SHAPES, "a terminally ill man tries to hypnotize his wife into dying when he does (fortunately there is a doctor at hand to counter-hypnotize her into staying alive)." - Kemp, Mitchell and Trotter, Edwardian Fiction, p. 7. Bleiler (1978), p. 5. Reginald 00350. A couple of mild scuffs to front cover, top edge of text block dusty, edges of text block lightly foxed, endpapers a bit tanned, a bright, very good copy. (#150797).

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"First Published in 1911" on copyright page.