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BENSON, Robert Hugh

Published by Sir Isaac Pitman (1907)

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From: St Philip's Books, P.B.F.A., B.A. (Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Sir Isaac Pitman, 1907. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. 1st edition. ~Original green cloth, spine darkened. Spine edges and corners rubbed. Inner hinges cracked and slightly loose. Adverts to rear. Endpages browned (both present). No ownership marks. Binding slightly shaken. Decent working copy. Size: (viii), 302, (8)pp. No dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # JJ2013

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Benson, Robert Hugh

Published by Benziger Brothers, New York, Cincinnati, Chicago (1907)

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Item Description: Benziger Brothers, New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-334 1-16: ads [17-18: blank], original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in white, orange and black, spine panel stamped in white and orange. First U.S. edition, first printing. The correct first printing of the U.S. edition with title page dated 1907 and omitting "Father Maddox's Tale," a story which did appear in the earlier UK edition and in later printings of the Benziger edition. Benson's best collection of short fiction. ". Montague Summers said of A MIRROR OF SHALOTT . that 'there are few better stories of this kind.' It is a series of stories recounted by a group of priests, much in the Canterbury Tales vein, each telling of his supernatural experiences." - Ashley , Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 32. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-18. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 149. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, Volume II, p. 21 (recording the earlier UK edition). Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 28-31. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-19. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 71. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01141. Early owner's signature in pencil at top edge of front free endpaper. Just a hint of rubbing to spine ends and lower corner tips, a bright, clean, nearly fine copy of an elusive printing of this book. (#150708). Bookseller Inventory # 150708

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Benson, Robert Hugh

Published by Benziger Brothers [1907]., New York, Cincinnati, Chicago (1907)

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Item Description: Benziger Brothers [1907]., New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-358 [359-360: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in green, orange and black, spine panel stamped in green and orange. First U.S. edition. Collects fourteen stories. This early issue or printing with no date on the title page adds "Father Maddox's Tale," which appeared in the earlier UK edition, but not in the earliest version of the Benziger edition date 1907 on the title page. Benson's best collection of short fiction. ". Montague Summers said of A MIRROR OF SHALOTT . that 'there are few better stories of this kind.' It is a series of stories recounted by a group of priests, much in the Canterbury Tales vein, each telling of his supernatural experiences." - Ashley , Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p.32. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-18. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 149. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, Volume II, p. 21 (recording the earlier UK edition). Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 28-31. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-19. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 71. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01141. Small, neat gift inscription on front free endpaper, a near fine, bright copy. A very attractive copy of a scarce book. (#149959). Bookseller Inventory # 149959

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Benson, Robert Hugh

Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., London (1907)

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Item Description: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., London, 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-301 [302: blank] [303-312: ads], original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Benson's best collection of short fiction. Collects fourteen stories. ". Montague Summers said of A MIRROR OF SHALOTT . that 'there are few better stories of this kind.' It is a series of stories recounted by a group of priests, much in the Canterbury Tales vein, each telling of his supernatural experiences." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p.32. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-18. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 149. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, Volume II, p. 21. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 28-31. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-19. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 71. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01141. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along outer rear hinge, mild tanning to spine panel, very faint damp stain to rear cover, partial hairline crack along inner front hinge, but still a tight, very good copy with bright gold spine stamping. Overall an attractive copy of an exceedingly scarce book. (#130795). Bookseller Inventory # 130795

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Benson, Robert Hugh

Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., London (1907)

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Item Description: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., London, 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-301 [302: blank] [303-312: ads], original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Benson's best collection of short fiction. Collects fourteen stories. ". Montague Summers said of A MIRROR OF SHALOTT . that 'there are few better stories of this kind.' It is a series of stories recounted by a group of priests, much in the Canterbury Tales vein, each telling of his supernatural experiences." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p.32. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-18. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 149. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, Volume II, p. 21. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 28-31. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-19. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 71. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01141. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and along outer joints, partial hairline cracks along inner hinges, minor darkening to free endpapers, still a tight, bright, very good copy. Overall an attractive, superior copy of an exceedingly scarce book. (#96454). Bookseller Inventory # 96454

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