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Titre : THE WIND THAT TRAMPS THE WORLD: SPLASHES OF ...
Éditeur : The Lantern Press, New York
Date d'édition : 1929
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-118 [119-120: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated boards with black cloth shelf back, spine panel stamped in gold, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. Signed by Owen. Collects seven Oriental tales, the title story and "The Blue City" first published in WEIRD TALES. "Owen related a beautiful and exotic series of Oriental fantasies. These were not set in the real China, like those of Beck, but like Bramah, it was a China of the imagination, the one we all think exists. Owen was obsessed with color and this is clear in the many brilliant descriptive passages that embroider his tales." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 141-42. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-278. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1268. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 171. Bleiler (1978), p. 152. Reginald 11080. Boards lightly rubbed along lower edges, else a bright, fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with light edge wear and 57x20 mm v-chip from bottom edge of front panel. Formerly Forrest J. Ackerman's copy with his tiny plastic "A" affixed to jacket spine panel (Ackerman's method of identifying a signed book). This jacket is uncommon in nice condition. (#150995). N° de réf. du libraire 150995
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