TALES BY LEIGH HUNT. Now First Collected. With a Prefatory Memoir by William Knight, LL.D.
Price: $125.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: William Paterson & Co.
Date Published: 1891.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 309322
First Edition. Octavo, original dark blue cloth , gilt devices on spine and front panel bearing the title 'Treasure House of Tales', coated brown endpapers. 388 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Hunt, engraved, with a tissue guard. Two neat bookplates on front free endpaper, trifling wear to spine tips and some mild spotting to the cloth; a very good bright copy.
¶ Issued in the same series as Mary Shelley's "Tales and Stories". A Collection of twenty-eight previously uncollected tales, including literary fairy tales and Gothic romances. Two weird tales here are cited by Bleiler in The Guide to Supernatural Fiction: The Daughter of Hippocrates' and' A Tale for a Chimney Corner'.