Chicago: Covici-McGee Co., 1924. First Edition. Octavo, original blue cloth edged with a border in blind & a gilt design of a chalice, spine panel lettered in gilt, top edges trimmed and stained light purple. 219 pp. Top page edges faded and with a small stain; corners knocked, small stainsand abrasions to cloth, a bunch of small pin-pricks on front panel, spine lettering rubbed and dull. A good, sound copy. Goldstone & Sweetser 28a. Item #311829
¶ Collection of essays and short fiction by Machen (and others), edited by Starrett. Content: Foreword by Vincent Starrett; The Sangraal; The Holy Grail: A Reply to Arthur Machen by Alfred Nutt; The Sangraal: A Reply to Alfred Nutt; The Grail Romances: A Reply to Arthur Machen by Alfred Nutt; The Matter of Romance; 'Consolatus' and 'Church Member'; A Secret Language; Edgar Allen Poe; The Iron Maid;The Rose Garden; Fragments of Paper; The Holy Things; Scrooge: 1920; Conjuring Time; La Dive Bouteille; Sancho Panza at Geneva;The Morning Light; The World to Come; Good Little Books; Faith and Conduct (A reply to Good Little Books by Anonymous); The Apostolic Ideal; Ecclesia Anglicana; False Prophets; Intolerance; The Dark Ages.