(#170682) PLOTS. Bernard Capes, Edward Joseph.

PLOTS. London: Methuen & Co., 1902. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1] 2-309 [310: printer's imprint] [311-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank] + 48-page publisher's catalogue dated "October 1901" inserted at rear, original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. 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. Spine ends and corner tips worn, some spotting and soiling to cloth, free endpapers a bit tanned, hairline crack along inner front hinge, still a sound, good copy. A somewhat grubby copy of a very scarce book. (#170682).

Price: $250.00

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