(#170286) THE DANCE OF DEATH AND OTHER TALES. Algernon Blackwood.

THE DANCE OF DEATH AND OTHER TALES. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 3 York Street St. James's, MCMXXVII [1927]. Small octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-223 [224], original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. First edition. Collection of six short stories, all but one being fantasy tales, including one featuring the occult investigator John Silence. “This collection serves as an excellent sampler of Blackwood’s superb brand of Gothic fantasy.” - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature: A Core Collection, p. 52. Part of Jenkins's "Fireside Library" series. Bleiler (1978), p. 24 (citing the U.S. edition of 1928 from Dial Press). Reginald 01378. A very good copy in 5/- dust jacket with light wear at edges and several small internal tape mends. Scarce in the jacket. (#170286).

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