26 MYSTERY STORIES OLD AND NEW. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1927. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-viii [ix-x] 1-309 , original black cloth, printed paper labels affixed to front and spine panels. First U.S. edition, first printing with code "(1)" on page . Collects twenty-six stories Edith Wharton, May Sinclair, Arthur Machen, Barry Pain, Vincent O'Sullivan, Elia W. Peattie, and others. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1382. Bleiler (1978), p. 166. Reginald 12198. Page edges just a bit tanned, a very good copy in very good plus printed dust jacket. The letter "R" written on the front panel and on the spine panel, perhaps indicating a review copy. Overall a nice example of the very scarce jacket. (#152406).
First printing has code "(1)" on page .