THE MAKER OF MOONS. New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-401 [402: blank] [403-404: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by Lancelot Speed, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in orange, white and gold, spine panel stamped in white, t.e.g. First edition. Collects eight stories, four of which deal with the supernatural. "The most notable is the title story, still read today ... colorful and effective ..." - Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 742. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 52. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-26. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 365. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 75. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-51. Bleiler (1978), p. 41. Reginald 02817. Wright (III) 974. Attractive bookplate on front paste-down, cloth rubbed at head and tail of spine panel and corners, spine panel a trifle age-darkened, a very good, bright copy. (#22697).
No statement of printing.