THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND. From the Manuscript, discovered in 1877 by Messrs Tonnison and Berreggnog, in the Ruins that lie to the South of the Village of Kraighten, in the West of Ireland. Set out here, with Notes. WIlliam Hope HODGSON.
THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND. From the Manuscript, discovered in 1877 by Messrs Tonnison and Berreggnog, in the Ruins that lie to the South of the Village of Kraighten, in the West of Ireland. Set out here, with Notes.

THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND. From the Manuscript, discovered in 1877 by Messrs Tonnison and Berreggnog, in the Ruins that lie to the South of the Village of Kraighten, in the West of Ireland. Set out here, with Notes.

London: Holden & Hardingham, 1921. Second Edition. Quarter Leather. "Cheap" Edition, i.e., the Second Edition; the book was first published by Chapman & Hall in 1908. Octavo, bound in mid 20th-Century quarter purple leather over marbled paper boards, the spine ruled in gilt with leather label & gilt titles. [252] pp. Ink name on a preliminary blank "Ian M. Law / March 18th 1955". Browning to text block but paper still remarkably supple. Light tanning to spine panel. A very good, attractive copy. Very Good. Item #311156

¶ Weird fantasy novel. "He relates the story of a lonely house in Ireland enveloped by hideous forces from other worlds and besieged by weird monstrosities emerging from an abyss beneath the house." - H.C. Koenig, 'William Hope Hodgson: Master of the Weird and Fantastic" (Introduction to the Arkham House edition, 1946). "One of the classics of supernatural fiction." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction (1983).

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