London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., . First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Octavo, original brown cloth titled and decorated in black on spine and front panel. 328 pp. Cloth heavily worn and frayed at extremities and somewhat dust-soiled; a sound, solid reading copy in good condition only. In a fine facsimile dust jacket. A very scarce book. Good. Item #311567
¶ A collection of 15 supernatural stories by Blackwood, all but one expanded from story ideas by Wilfred Wilson (who was Blackwood's friend "the Swede" in his supernatural tale "The Willows"). Includes the classic tales "Chinese Magic", "Running Wolf," "The Decoy," "Egyptian Sorcery" and "The Empty Sleeve"