LYCANTHROPE: THE MYSTERY OF SIR WILLIAM WOLF. London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd, . Octavo, pp. [1-2: blank] [3-6] 7  9-253 [254-255: ads] [256: blank], original yellow cloth, front panel stamped in black and blind, spine panel stamped in black, rear panel stamped in blind. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Phillpotts on the front free endpaper: "To / Charles Goldsmith / in friendship / from / Eden Phillpotts / January / 1938." "Weird thriller in which young aristo seemingly falls prey to hereditary lycanthropy, in fact a plot to secure inheritance. Talky, but cleverly plotted, with several horrific episodes." - Robert Knowlton. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 410. Hubin (1994), p. 645. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Mild foxing to page edges, a nearly fine copy in very good 7/6 pictorial dust jacket (designed by Bip Pares) with tiny chips, nicks and closed tears along top and bottom edges and two chips from the upper spine end. An excellent copy in a bright, attractive jacket. (#170135).
"First published . . . 1937" on copyright page.