OTHERS WHO RETURNED: FIFTEEN DISTURBING TALES. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-274  [276: blank] [277: ads] [278: blank], original light green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. First printing with code "(1)" at base of text on page . Published earlier in Britain as OLD MAN'S BEARD (1929). Collects fifteen stories. "... features several fine studies of supernatural malevolence, two of the best being 'The Cairn' and 'Blind Man's Buff.'" - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-200. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1642. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 446. Bleiler (1978), p. 201. Reginald 14767A. A fine copy in very good decorated dust jacket with some shallow chipping and fraying along top and bottom edges, largely at spine ends and corner tips, and 20x25 mm v-chip at bottom edge of front panel. Formerly Donald Wandrei's copy with his signature on front paste-down. A nice association copy. (#9409).
No statement of printing on copyright page. First printing has code "(1)" at base of text on page .