London: John Lane at the Bodley Head / Chicago: Way and Williams. 1896. First Edition, First Impression. Small quarto, original pinkish-brown cloth titled in gold on front panel, titled and with a decoration in gold on spine panel.  pp, final leaf with Author's Acknowledgments and Printer's Imprint. Frontispiece with tissue guard and five additional engraved plates by Housman on text paper throughout. Touch of spotting to the spine panel, light fading to edges of cloth and along spine panel, a very good, clean copy, much better than usually encountered. Item #311189
¶ Sensational werewolf novel, very much in the decadent tradition of the 1890's. The book has a distinct art-nouveau aspect to the binding, plates and decorated title page, all the work of Lawrence Housman.