REVENGE! Robert Barr.

REVENGE! New York and London: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, [1896]. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1] 2-308 [309-310: ads] [311-312: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], twelve inserted plates with illustrations by Lancelot Speed, Stanley Wood, and G. G. Manton, original pictorial olive-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, black, and silver. First U.S. edition. Collects twenty stories including supernatural, macabre, and criminous tales. "His contributions to macabre fiction were few but memorable. At the top of the list is his collection of nasty stories, REVENGE! (1896), for their time a surprisingly grim bunch." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 22. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 27. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 102. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 56. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 10. Hubin (1994), p. 51. Not in Bleiler (1948;1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Some patchy fading and spotting to cloth, latter mostly on rear cover, some tanning and spotting to page edges, a very good copy. An uncommon book. (#154884).

Price: $250.00

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