THE FACE AND THE MASK. Robert Barr.

THE FACE AND THE MASK.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, [1895]. Small octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-250 [251: ads] [252: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by A. Hencke, original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in silver, silver top edge, other edges untrimmed. First U.S. edition. A scarce collection of short fiction including "The Doom of London," a catastrophe story, and "The Great Pegram Mystery, a Sherlock Holmes parody. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-8 and (1981) 1-14. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 101. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 126 and 127. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 046. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 28. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 55. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 55. Bleiler (1978), p. 16. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 51. Some edge rubbing, spine a little dull, a solid very good copy. (13781). Item #13781

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