London: A Four Square Book, . First Paperback Edition (& 1st printing). Paperback. Small octavo, original pictorial wrappers (paperback format). 122 pp, ads. Issued as Four Square Gothic Mystery 1575 (3/6 -). Minor rubbing, tiny bump to bottom of spine. A fine, unread & uncreased copy. A very scarce book. Fine. Item #312944
¶ Beckford's great macabre tale of the Caliph Vathek's search for the secrets of the universe; one of the earliest and greatest of all Gothic Tales. Originally published in 1787, this is the first mass-market paperback edition.
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