MORE TALES OF THE UNEASY. Violet Hunt.

MORE TALES OF THE UNEASY. London: William Heinemann, Ltd., 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-xxvii [xxviii] xxix [xxx] [1-2] 3-287 [288: printer's imprint], original decorated light brown cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, Heinemann windmill device stamped in black on rear panel. First edition. Contains one short story and three novellas, as well as an interesting twenty-page preface by the author. "Her themes and plots are traditional, with recognizable Victorian ghosts. Her individual treatment of this cliched material, however, is fresh and original, especially in "The Corsican Sisters," a short novel [in the present collection] ... about an avenging supernatural eye." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature, 3-113. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 99. Barron (ed), Horror Literature, 3-99. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 488. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 214-15. Bleiler (1978), p. 105. Reginald 07615. Early owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Slight spine lean, free endpapers just a bit foxed (a fault common to this book), a bright, tight, very good copy. A excellent copy of a book seldom found in superior condition. (#151679).

Price: $250.00

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"First published 1925" on copyright page.