STREET OF THE MALCONTENTS AND OTHER STORIES
Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-331 [332-334: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], title page printed in orange and black, original decorated purple cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained blue, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed. First edition. Hume's first collection of short fiction. A mixed collection of fourteen stories of which at least four are fantasy and horror, with witchcraft, possession, Atlantis, and vampire themes. Contemporary reviews acknowledged a certain "beauty of cynicism" that runs through the book. An underrated collection of short stories by Hume (1900-1966), American novelist and screenwriter who wrote twenty-nine screenplays between 1924 and 1966, including many entries in the "Tarzan" series for MGM, Trader Horn (1931), Flying Down to Rio (1933), The Great Gatsby (1949), and Forbidden Planet (1956). Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1139. Bleiler (1948), p. 155. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Bookplate affixed to front paste-down. A tight, clean, very good copy. (#95022). N° de réf. du libraire 95022
Titre : STREET OF THE MALCONTENTS AND OTHER STORIES
Éditeur : George H. Doran Company ., New York
Date d'édition : 1927
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 1st Edition
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