IN A STEAMER CHAIR, AND OTHER SHIPBOARD STORIES. London: Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, 1892. Octavo, pp. [1-6]  2-264 + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "January, 1892" inserted at rear, inserted frontispiece and pictorial title leaf, publisher's pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, top and fore-edges untrimmed, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in gray. First edition. A mixed collection of thirteen stories revolving around the social life of tourists on board a steamer. Includes two supernatural stories, "The Man Who Was Not on the Passenger List" and "Share and Share Alike." "The Terrible Experience of Plodkins" is a horror story about the dangers of whisky and electrocution. The title story is a novella. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 99. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 55. Bleiler (1978), p. 16. Spine lean, several tiny spots on front cover, a very good copy. A much better than usual copy of a very scarce book. (#172283).
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