(#172462) REVENGE! ... A New Edition. Robert Barr.

REVENGE! ... A New Edition. London: Chatto & Windus, 1899. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-344 + 32 page publisher's catalogue dated "Sept., 1902" inserted at rear, twelve inserted plates with illustrations by Lancelot Speed, Stanley Wood, and G. Manton, publisher's decorated brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed. Later printing. Collects twenty stories including supernatural, macabre, and criminous tales. "His contributions to macabre fiction were few but memorable. At the top of the list is his collection of nasty stories, REVENGE! (1896), for their time a surprisingly grim bunch." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 22. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 27. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 102. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 56. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 10. Hubin (1994), p. 51. Not in Bleiler (1948;1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Owner's signature on the front free endpaper. A bright, nearly fine copy. (#172462).

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"A NEW EDITION" on title page.