THE SORCERY CLUB. London: William Rider & Son, Limited, 1912. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii]  2-342 [343-344: ads] + 16-page undated publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, four inserted plates with illustrations by Phyllis Vere Campbell, original pictorial medium blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in light blue and gold. First edition, first issue with title page dated 1912. "Sensational occult thriller concerning confederacy of occultists who discover secrets of Atlantean magic and employ these to nefarious ends. His best work of supernatural fiction, distinct from the ghost-hunting collections." - Robert Knowlton. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 140. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-153. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1249. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, p. 180. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 86. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 307. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-184. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 389. Bleiler (1978), p. 150. Reginald 10922. Cloth rubbed at edges, frontispiece tissue guard foxed, plate facing page 342 has shallow fraying professionally mended) and soiling along the fore-edge margin. (#171045).
"First published November 1912" on copyright page.