WHO WANTS A GREEN BOTTLE? AND OTHER UNEASY TALES. London: Philip Allan & Co., Ltd., . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] 1-280, original decorated orange cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition, variant orange cloth binding, this one with bottle on spine rather than front cover. The author's best short story collection, eight macabre tales including the title fiction, "Silent, White and Beautiful," and "Spurs," the latter the basis for the legendary "unwatchable" movie, "Freaks" (1932). "Excellent commercial fiction, with good little touches." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1398. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-166. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 183. Bleiler (1978), p. 167. Reginald 12258. Spine panel just a bit darkened and soiled, but a generally clean, tight, very good or better copy. (#159123).
"First Published in 1926" on copyright page.