THE MOON ENDURETH: TALES AND FANCIES. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1912. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-ix] x [xi] xii-xiv [1-3] 4-324 [1-2] 3 [4]: ads [note: first leaf is a blank] + 64-page publisher's catalogue dated "12/11" at bottom of page 64 inserted at rear, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in silver and gold. First edition. Collects ten stories and ten poems. Two of the stories, "Space" and "The Grove of Ashtaroth," are "among Buchan's best work" - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 292. The UK edition includes three stories ("Streams of Water in the South," "The Riding of the Ninemileburn," and "The Rime of True Thomas") and two poems that were omitted from the later U.S. edition that added a story, "Fountainblue," not included in this UK edition. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 45. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-38. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 62. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 56-7. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-45. Bleiler (1978), p. 33. Reginald 02092. Cloth worn at lower spine end and along outer rear joint, front endpapers neatly replaced, a sond, good copy. (#170606).

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