Very Good / Good. Item #5641
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920. First Edition. Octavo; xv, 299pp. Printed purple dust jacket over brown cloth with gilt lettering. Front jacket panel cleanly separated but present, with back panel nearly detached but still just holding. Jacket otherwise chipped along edges with a few smaller tears along folds and some smudging along fore-edge and spine. Jacket now protected in removable mylar. Boards lightly edgeworn with nudging to spine ends, some scuffs across gilt title square on front, and a slight roll to spine. Front hinge cracked at tail, but secure. Smudges to top page edges. Endpapers foxed. Opens easily to between a few gatherings, but binding is sound. Not ex-library.
Collection of supernatural tales by Algernon Blackwood, Elsa Barker, Jack London, Edgar Allan Poe, Lafcadio Hearne, Helena Blavatsky, and others. [Bleiler Guide to Supernatural Fiction 665; Bleiler Checklist of Science-fiction and Supernatural Fiction p. 77; Reginald 05640].