(#170284) THE LADY OF THE ISLAND. Guy Boothby, Newell.

THE LADY OF THE ISLAND. London: John Long, 13 and 14 Norris Street, Haymarket, 1904. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] 9-267 [268: printer's imprint] [269-271: ads] [272: blank], twelve inserted plates with illustrations by A. T. Smith, original dark blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. A collection of eleven short stories of adventure and romance, including several weird tales. "The Black Lady of Brin Tor" is an effective ghost story. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 40. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 231. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 47. Bleiler (1978), p. 27. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 87. Some rubbing and spotting to cloth, spine panel faded, 25 mm closed tear in cloth along upper edge of outer front joint, owner's signature on contents page, a sound, good copy. Scarce. (#170284).

Price: $350.00

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