THE DESIRE OF THE EYES AND OTHER STORIES. Grant Allen, Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen.

THE DESIRE OF THE EYES AND OTHER STORIES. New York: R. F. Fenno & Company, 112 Fifth Avenue, [1896]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7-320, inserted frontispiece, original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in black. First U.S. edition. Collects thirteen stories including science fiction and fantasy: "New Year's Eve Among the Mummies," "The Mysterious Occurrence in Piccadilly," and "Paudodyne: A Great Chemical Discovery." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 14. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 38. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 5. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-1. Bleiler (1978), p. 4. A very good copy. A scarce book. Wolff had neither the British nor this American edition. (#151798).

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