AN EXCHANGE OF SOULS. Barry Pain, Eric Odell.

AN EXCHANGE OF SOULS. London: Eveleigh Nash, 1911. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-256 + [8]-page publisher's catalogue dated "Spring 1911" inserted at rear, original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, color pictorial paper inlay affixed to front panel, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. "Weird thriller of metempsychosis by scientific apparatus, resulting in a masculine/feminine soul in a girl's body. Tragic treatment of theme, in contrast to Pain's earlier farcical treatment in THE ONE BEFORE (1902)." - Robert Knowlton. "An intriguing Frankensteinian fantasy." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-279. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 143. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1280. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1740. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 742. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 402. Bleiler (1978), p.153. Reginald 11115. NCBEL IV 698. Spine panel a bit faded, free endpapers a trifle darkened, some scattered foxing to page edges, still a clean, tight, very good copy. A pretty nice copy of a book seldom found in decent condition. (#150942).

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