THE DEAD LEMAN AND OTHER TALES FROM THE FRENCH. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1889. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xvi  2-336, original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., decorated endpapers with floral pattern printed in olive-green. First edition. Collects seven short stories of the weird and supernatural by Theophile Gautier, Edmond About, Prosper Merimee, and others. Tuck, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1968, p. 264 (listing contents). Bleiler (1978), p. 118. Green, p. 119. Small bookplate of John William Simpson affixed to the front paste-down. Mild rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, binding slightly leaned, a bright, very good copy. (#167338).
No statement of printing.