VAIN OBLATIONS. Katharine Fullerton Gerould.

VAIN OBLATIONS. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-2] 3-324 [325-326: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. Gerould's first book. Collects seven stories including the supernatural fiction, "On the Staircase" (which Bleiler [1983] calls "excellent"). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1762. Bleiler (1978), p. 81. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 G-120. Small chip from the bottom edge of the front free endpaper, else a nearly fine, bright copy. (#152108).

Price: $450.00

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Printing identification statement for this book:
"Published March, 1914" and Scribner seal on copyright page.