DR. CHAOS AND THE DEVIL SNAR'D. London, Toronto, Melbourne and Sydney: Cassell and Company, Limited, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-280  [282: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in green. First edition of DR. CHAOS and first hardcover edition of THE DEVIL SNAR'D. Formerly, the author's copy, passed on to her son Hilary Long, whose small book label is affixed to the front free endpaper. The text of "The Devil Snar'd" is copy-edited throughout in Bowen's hand. THE DEVIL SNAR'D was first published in June 1932 as a paperback original in Benn's "New Ninepenny Novels" series. "... a tandem of weird potboilers ..." - Robert Knowlton in The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 50. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 97. Hubin (1994), p. 654. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Cloth worn at edges, several scuffs and stains to cloth, a good copy of a scarce book with a fine provenance. (#156593).
"First published 1933" on copyright page.