WOLFERT'S ROOST AND OTHER PAPERS, NOW FIRST COLLECTED. New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1855. 12mo, pp. [5-7] 8 [9] 10-383 [384: blank] [note: text complete despite gap in pagination] + 12-page publisher's catalogue dated "Feb'y., 1855" inserted at rear, flyleaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece and vignette title leaf, original pictorial slate green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind, rear panel stamped in blind, yellow endpapers. First U.S. edition, later printing (probably the third) with publisher's address "10 Park Place" printed on the title page. A literary miscellany which includes five supernatural tales: "The Knight of Malta: The Grand Prior of Minorca," "Guests from Gibbet-Island," "Don Juan: A Spectral Research," "Legend of the Engulphed Convent," and "The Phantom Island: The Adalantado of the Seven Cities." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 887. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 224-5. Bleiler (1978), p. 107. BAL 10188. Wright (II) 1327. Spine panel a bit sunned, a clean, tight, very good copy with no binding wear. (#95023).

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