SHEYKH HASSAN: THE SPIRITUALIST. A VIEW OF THE SUPERNATURAL. London: W. H. Allen & Co., 1888. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-ix [x-xi] xii 1-223 [224: printer's imprint], original dark blue floral patterned cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, floral pattered endpapers. First edition. Tragic Oriental romance set in Syria that includes several supernatural episodes (based on personal observations according to the author) in which the darweesh Sheykh Hassan raises the dead. Day, The Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, p. 41. Eaton catalogue II, p. 134. Reginald 07216. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Spine lean, cloth worn at spine ends and corners, inner hinges cracked, a good copy. (#167330).
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