(#155526) THE SLAYER OF SOULS. Robert Chambers.

THE SLAYER OF SOULS. New York: George H. Doran Company, [1920]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [i-vi] vii [viii-x] 13-301 [302: blank] [note: text complete despite gap in pagination; first leaf is a blank preceding half title leaf], original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. The author's best weird novel. "Chambers' last important work of supernatural fiction ... an adventure novel of Oriental menace whose roots are clearly in 'The Maker of Moons.'" - Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 744. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 52. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-76. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 368. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 146. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 75. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-53. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 41. Reginald 02822. Very mild bump to lower front corner tip, a bright, nearly fine copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges, and several closed tears with tape mends, including two with associated wrinkling at the upper edge of the rear panel. Overall an attractive example of a colorful jacket rarely found in nice condition. (#155526).

Price: $450.00

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