(#170036) MASQUERADES: STUDIES IN THE MORBID. Shane Leslie, Bart, Sir John Randolph.

MASQUERADES: STUDIES IN THE MORBID. London: John Long, Limited, [1924]. Octavo, pp. [i-viii] ix [x] 11-318 [319-320: blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "Winter --- 1924" on page 1 inserted at rear, original blue cloth, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. The author's copy of this well-received book with several dozen clipped reviews pasted to the endpapers, preliminary and terminal advertising leaves, along with Sir John's handwritten notes. Supernatural shorts and contes cruel, including "Connemara," the late Master of the Hunt literary loses face to a spectral fox pack, and "The Evil Eye," a perversely erotic tale of vampirism. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 117. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1010. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 328. Bleiler (1978), p. 123. Reginald 08957. Touch of rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, spine panel a bit dull and soiled, a very good copy. A wonderful copy of a scarce book. (#170036).

Price: $1,500.00

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