THE SHADOW OF THE UNSEEN. Barry Pain, James Blyth, Eric Odell.

THE SHADOW OF THE UNSEEN. London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-295 [296: printer's imprint] [note: first leaf is a blank], original pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Weird romance of rustic witchcraft; motifs and imagery drawn from traditional folklore, good local color, plausible dialect. Nicely done. "Excellent witchcraft novel ..." - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 401. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 143. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 742. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 171. Bleiler (1978), p. 153. Reginald 01574. NCBEL IV 698. 21 November 1907 gift inscription on the recto of the first blank. Spine panel just a bit darkened, pulp paper endpapers tanned, a very good copy with attractive front cover. A superior copy of a scarce book. (#164044).

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