THE ADMIRAL'S CHAIR AND OTHER SKETCHES AND VIGNETTES. London, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Cape Town, Bombay, Calcutta,Madras, Shanghai, Peking, Copenhagen: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, 1921. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 1-167 [168: blank], original olive green cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Twenty-two short stories, about half of them with supernatural content. Antiquarian and wistful in mood, though sometimes compressed to the point of flatness. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume III, p. 26. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Reginald (1979; 1992) or Day (1963). Small stain on rear cover, bookseller's bar-coded price sticker on rear paste-down, a very good copy in poor water stained and chipped printed dust jacket. (#165861).
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