THE SHINING PYRAMID. London: Martin Secker, 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-9 [10-12] 13-188  [190: printer's imprint] [191-192: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First British edition. One of 250 numbered large paper copies signed by Machen. Published in December 1924, preceding the British trade issue published in February 1925. Collects eight short stories and articles. A story and two articles, one revised and expanded for this edition, are collected here for the first time under this title, the remainder appeared earlier in the 1923 Covici-McGee edition. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural fiction 1080. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 147. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-158 (citing the U.S. edition). Reginald 09468. Goldstone and Sweetser 31a. Just a hint of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, else a fine copy. The dust jacket it not present. (#170222).
"PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN / LONDON: MARTIN SECKER (LTD.), 1925" on copyright page. "THIS EDITION IS LIMITED / TO 250 NUMBERED COPIES / SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, / OF WHICH THIS IS NO. ___" on limitation leaf.