Item #312423 THE BOATS OF THE "GLEN CARRIG". Being an Account of their Adventures in the Strange Places of the Earth, after the foundering of the good ship GLEN CARRIG, through striking upon a hidden rock in the unknown seas to the Southward. As told by John Winterstraw, Gent., to his Son James Winterstraw, in the year 1757, and by him committed very properly and legibly to manuscript. William Hope HODGSON.

THE BOATS OF THE "GLEN CARRIG". Being an Account of their Adventures in the Strange Places of the Earth, after the foundering of the good ship GLEN CARRIG, through striking upon a hidden rock in the unknown seas to the Southward. As told by John Winterstraw, Gent., to his Son James Winterstraw, in the year 1757, and by him committed very properly and legibly to manuscript.

London: Holden & Hardingham. [1920]. Second Edition. Hardcover. The first printing of the "Cheap Edition". Small octavo, original green boards titled in black on spine panel. 252 pp. Cheap pulp paper slightly browned, as usual. Boards faded and rubbed, small partial crack to inner rear hinge, ink name and date (1926) on front pastedown. 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 #312423

¶ Hodgson's first published book, first issued by Chapman & Hall in 1907. A horror novel written in an archaic style, presented as a true account of the events encountered by a passenger of the ship 'Glen Carrig', lost at sea in the mid-18th Century. The novel is primarily a survival and adventure story with elements of horror, in the form of monsters, which may (or may not) have supernatural origins. A classic.

Price: $150.00