PLOTS. London: Methuen & Co., 1902. Octavo, pp. [1-6]  2-309 [310: printer's imprint] [311-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank] + 40-page publisher's catalogue dated "May 1902" inserted at rear, endpapers have advertisements for "Methuen's Colonial Library, original blue green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition, Colonial issue. Collects ten stories. "Mixed collection. Supernatural motifs include the Wandering Jew, deal with the devil; the horrific ghost story 'The Green Bottle' is one of Capes's best." - Robert Knowlton. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-45. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 343. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 70. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 132. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 131. An ex-library copy (South African Public Library) with printed labels and pocket on the front free endpapers and rubber stamp on copyright page and first page of text. Inner front hinge repaired, a good reading copy with no external library marks. (#170322).
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