THE SHADOW OF ASHLYDYAT ... Fiftieth Thousand. London: Richard Bentley and Son, Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen, 1888. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii]  2-475 [476: blank] [i]-iv: ads, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top and fore edges untrimmed, slate coated endpapers. Later printing, perhaps the first one-volume edition. Sensation novel first published in 1863 by Bentley in three volumes, with criminous and supernatural elements; family curse, haunted ancestral home, etc. "Very competent popular literature of the day." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1733. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 502. Hubin (1994), p. 876. Private owner's name stamped on endpapers and at top of first page of text. Mild sunning to spine panel, a bright, nearly fine copy. (#153444).
"Fiftieth Thousand" on title page.