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: Chapman & Hall. 1907. First Edition. Octavo, bright red cloth lettered in gilt on spine & front panel. All edges trimmed. 312 pp. Some light foxing to page edges, a spot of wear to the cloth at extreme lower right-hand corner of the front. In all a magnificent copy, bright & clean, the lettering sharp. Item #312426
¶ 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. Our "second-time-around" with this copy, which was item No. 1 in our 1996 Catalogue "William Hope Hodgson: A Catalogue of First & Early Editions, with Points for Identification & Several Rarities Bearing Inscriptions & Correspondence from the Author" (Published by The Hard Press, Vancouver).