London: Holden & Hardingham. . Second Edition. Hardcover. The first printing of the "Cheap Edition". Small octavo, original blue boards titled in black on spine panel.  pp. Cheap pulp paper lightly browned, as usual. Ink name on front pastedown, dated 1927. Spine panel and covers faded faded; rubbing to boards. Inner hinges are tight and uncracked. A very good copy of a cheaply produced book. Note: This is a variant publisher's binding; these Holden & Hardingham editions are usually encountered in red paper-covered boards with black lettering, but other styles exist - blue boards, green boards, tan boards, etc. Very Good. Item #312422
¶ Collects two poems and eight short stories of the sea, of which only a few are fantastic. Includes "The Stone Ship," one of Hodgson's best nautical stories. First published by Eveleigh Nash in 1916.