THE BLOOMSBURY WONDER. Thomas Burke.

THE BLOOMSBURY WONDER. London: The Mandrake Press, 1929. Small octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-102 [103] [104: printer's imprint], original decorated boards with black cloth shelf back, printed paper label affixed to spine panel. First edition. Signed on the title page by Burke. Short novel of mass murder in London, later collected in DARK NIGHTS (1944). "His most famous (and best) story ..." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-41. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 46. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 308. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 121. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 15. Bleiler (1948), p. 65. Hubin, p. 58. A fine copy in good pictorial dust jacket with wear at edges, tanning and dust soiled, and darkened spine. A common book, but rarely found signed by Burke. (#158576).

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