MAN OVERBOARD! New York: The Macmillan Company. London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1903. Small octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-96 1- ads [7-8: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], three inserted plates, including a sepia-tone photographic portrait of the author used as the frontispiece, title page printed in black and brown, original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, decorated endpapers. First edition. "A sailor who has been washed overboard returns as a revenant. Material horror, but effective." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 447. "... an effective tale of ghostly vengeance ..." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 100. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 60-61. Bleiler (1978), p. 52. Reginald 03545. BAL 4216. Cloth lightly worn at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, former owner's initials in ink on front paste-down, a very good copy. (#90283).
"Set up and electrotyped April, 1903" on copyright page.