ROOMS OF MYSTERY.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers. N.d. . First American Edition. Large crown octavo, original light green cloth lettered in dark green on spine and front panel. 282 pp. "Printed in Great Britain" on copyright page - this edition utilizes the sheet of the 1931 Philip Allan (London) edition. A very good, clean, nearly fine copy in an attractive colour pictorial dust jacket that shows some minor soiling and light rubbing at the edges. Item #312042
¶Chapters include "Inns of Ill Repute", "Torture Rooms and Rooms Containing Gruesome Casks and Tanks", "The Room of the Iron Cage and Rooms Haunted by Poltergeists","Rooms that Have Witnessed All Kinds of Magical and Queer Happenings", and others. One chapter, "The Room of the Crab and Other Mystery Chambers" includes a four page description of a visit that the author made to Aleister Crowley's Chelsea studio.