(#172303) COLIN: A NOVEL. Benson.

COLIN: A NOVEL. London: Hutchinson & Co., n.d. [1923]. Octavo, pp. [1-2: blank] [3-10] 11-302 [303-304: blank] + 40-page publisher's catalogue "for the Spring, 1923" inserted at rear, publisher's red cloth, front panel stamped in black and blind, spine panel stamped in black, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition, first printing. One long novel in two parts (continued in COLIN II). A deal with the Devil in Elizabethan times enhances Stanier fortunes materially, but not spiritually over succeeding centuries. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 32. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 143. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 68. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01125. A fine copy in very good 7/6 pictorial wrapper with several short tears at edges and wear with fraying and shallow loss at spine ends and corners. The jacket advertises "Hutchinson's New Novels / Spring 1923" on the rear panel. (#172303).

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