London, New York, and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited. No Date [1897]. First Edition (& 1st printing). Octavo, original pictorial blue bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, pictorial paper inlay on front panel. 293 pp + 16 page publisher's catalogue at rear. Frontispiece plus seven additional plates by J. Barnard Davis and others inserted throughout the text. Some darkening to endpapers as is common with this book; a few tiny marks to the rear panel but a very bright clean attractive copy, very good or better (it's tempting to call it 'near fine'). A lovely copy of an attractive book. Item #312724

¶ Collects nineteen short stories, at least one of which ("With Three Phantoms") is supernatural; some are criminous.

Price (USD): $115.00

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