(#170655) IN DARK PLACES. John Russell.

IN DARK PLACES. London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., [1923]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-320, publisher's blue cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First British edition. The author's second collection of short stories, most with South Seas settings, several with supernatural motifs and dark tones. "The Slaver" has been included in a horror anthology. Bleiler (1948), p. 241. Hubin (1994), p. 708. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 R-614. Formerly, Dennis Wheatley's copy with his bookplate affixed to the front paste-down. A fine copy in very good 7/6 four-color pictorial dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips. A lovely copy. (#170655).

Price: $500.00

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"First Published . . 1923" on copyright page.