THE TIGER SKIN. Violet Hunt.

THE TIGER SKIN. London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1924. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-133 [134-136: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, Heinemann windmill device stamped in blind on rear panel, bottom edge untrimmed. First separate edition and first printing of the expanded text. "The Tiger Skin," a grim conte cruel of child abuse based on a sensational turn-of-the-century criminal trial, was first published in TALES OF THE UNEASY (1911). The short story is here greatly expanded into a short novel. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 214. Overlooked by Hubin (1994). Several stains to cloth, free endpapers tanned, half title leaf foxed, a good copy. An uncommon book. (#156809).

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