STUDIES IN LOVE AND IN TERROR. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., . Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-299 [300: printer's imprint] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "Spring 1913 and 32-page catalogue dated "July 1912" inserted at rear, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Lowndes on the front free endpaper. Collects five short stories, including "The Woman from Purgatory," a ghost story. Mrs. Lowndes is best remembered for her classic mystery, THE LODGER, a fictionalized account of the Jack the Ripper murders. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1058. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-152. Bleiler (1978), p. 127. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 515. Bookplate of Ronald E. Graham affixed to the verso of the front free endpaper. Spine panel tanned, top edge of pages dusty, free endpapers foxed, still a very good copy. Scarce, especially signed or inscribed. (#170945).
First Published in 1913" on copyright page.