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Place Published: London
Publisher: Sands & Co.
Date Published:
Edition: Second Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Book Id: 308927


Second edition, reprinted with new material. First published by the Catholic Truth Society in 1893. Octavo, original blue cloth titled and decorated in black & gilt. 274 pp. A bright, near fine copy.


Collection of four short stories, all fantasy and supernatural: "The House of Shadows"; "Lost Artie"; "The Mystery of Drerewater"; & "St. Anthony's Flask". The final story is a short novel and is subtitled "A Fresh Reading in Hoffmann", and is a retelling of "The Devil's Elixir". This new edition prints a 5pp foreword by the author, dated 1901, in which he gives a complete history of the printing of the stories within. See Locke, A SPECTRUM OF FANTASY Vol One (1980).

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