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BLACKWOOD, Algernon.

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London, Grayson & Grayson, 1935 Stock Code: 126704
£1,500.00

A shockingly smart example of the scarce jacket

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Notes

First edition, first impression, of Blackwood's "last full-scale original collection" (Ashley, p. 370), a gathering of 15 short stories of the supernatural by one of the masters of the genre. Bleiler singles out "A Threefold Cord", "Chemical", and "The Land of Green Ginger" as the best of the group and remarks that "Blackwood seems to have been obsessed with suicide at this time".

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Description

Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket.

Condition

Price-clipped jacket just slightly rubbed, back panel lightly soiled, a few very minor nicks and chips, touch of foxing to edge of text block. A superior copy.

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