(#171866) THE SHRINE OF DEATH AND THE SHRINE OF LOVE. Lady Emilia Francis Strong Dilke.

THE SHRINE OF DEATH AND THE SHRINE OF LOVE. Boston: Thomas Maitland Cleland at The Cornhill Press, 1901. Octavo, pp. [1-40] (unpaginated), two illustrations, initial letters in red, original gray boards with linen shelf back, titled in red on front cover, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Reprints two tales of the fantastic and supernatural from THE SHRINE OF DEATH AND OTHER STORIES (1886) and THE SHRINE OF LOVE AND OTHER STORIES (1891). An attractively designed and printed book, very much in the tradition of the Arts & Crafts Movement in the tradition of William Morris and the Kelmscott Press. See Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 541. See Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 190. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Ransom, Private Presses and Their Books, p. 236. Two leaves roughly opened at top edges, a nearly fine copy. (#171866).

Price: $150.00

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Colophon reads: "... printed from types by Thomas Mait- / land Cleland at The Cornhill Press during January. / Of this edition there are two hundred and ninety / copies, this being number __"