THE DWELLER ON THE THRESHOLD. Robert Hichens, Smythe.

THE DWELLER ON THE THRESHOLD. New York: The Century Co., 1911. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-273 [274-276: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. An occult novel of personality transference and the psychological complications that ensue. "Skillfully handled with a sense of mystery well maintained, although the occult situation is not as clear as it might be." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 810. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 93. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-86. Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers, p. 418. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 203. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature, p. 246. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 256. Bleiler (1978), p. 99. Reginald 07172. Century's "permanent library" copy with their ownership stamps on the front endpapers. Spine lettering dull, a very good or better copy in good pictorial dust jacket with wear and shallow loss at edges, closed tears along folds, and some general dust soiling. Scarce in jacket. (#157145).

Price: $450.00

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"Published March, 1911" on copyright page.