THE LISTENER AND OTHER STORIES. Algernon BLACKWOOD.
THE LISTENER AND OTHER STORIES.

THE LISTENER AND OTHER STORIES.

New York: Vaughan & Gomme. 1914. First American Edition. First American edition, 500 copies printed. Octavo, original dark blue cloth titled in gold on spine and front panel. 350 pp + [3] pp ads at rear. Gilt lettering on spine dull (but readable), heavy foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves, top page edges quite dusty. A bright, very good copy. Item #311229

¶ The author's second collection of supernatural fiction, originally published in the UK by Eveleigh Nash in 1907. Includes the stories 'The Listener'; 'Max Hensic - Bacteriologist and Murderer'; 'The Willows'; 'The Insanity of Jones'; 'The Dance of Death'; 'The Old Man of Visions'; 'May Day Eve'; 'Miss Slumbubble - and Claustrophobia'; & 'The Woman's Ghost Story'. 'The Willows' has long been considered one of the most powerful supernatural tales ever written; H.P. Lovecraft considered it to be the finest supernatural tale in English literature. Ashley A.2.3.

Price: $300.00