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Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-244, original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Collection of six "supernatural tales, a bit awkward in the telling but with highly imaginative ideas. In 'The North Ferry Bridge' a vengeance-crazed peddler breeds a horde of cholera-bearing rats; 'The Wolf Book' is a Gypsy grimore for werewolves; 'The Dolls' Castle' lays supernatural snares to catch children." - Robert Knowlton. Mercer, a well regarded archeologist/anthropologist, was curator of American and prehistoric archeology at the University of Pennsylvania. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Bleiler (1978), p. 137. Reginald 10016. A fine copy. Scarce. (#147322). N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : NOVEMBER NIGHT TALES: A BOOK OF SHORT ...
Éditeur : Walter Neale .
Date d'édition : 1928
Description du livre Walter Neale, New York, 1928. Hard Cover. État : Very Good. Etat de la jaquette : No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 244 pp. Original blue cloth covers, moderately soiled and rubbed. Faint discoloration to edges. Spine a bit sunned. Light foxing to edges of text block. Edges of leaves mildly age toned. Otherwise, contents nice. N° de réf. du libraire 19531LIT
Description du livre Walter Neale, New York, 1928. Hardcover. État : Very Good. Etat de la jaquette : Very Good+. First Edition. Pale blue cloth boards with lettering in black and device to front board. In the original dust jacket and rare thus. Some expert touch up to cloth at foot of board edges, fade to spine and some light spotting. Dust jacket with a few short closed edge tears, some text loss to top of rear panel from removal of an old sticker, lightly sunned spine with some light spotting and a few small holes on the bottom right corner of the jacket front panel but overall a clean copy in the rare dust jacket. Early Horror. N° de réf. du libraire 25956