THE COTTAGE ON THE FELLS. Vere de Stacpoole, enry.


London: T. Warner Laurie, nd, [1908]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-306 [307-316: ads], original brown cloth, front stamped in yellow, gray, blue and dark brown; spine stamped in yellow, dark brown and gray, publisher's device stamped to rear cover in dark brown. First edition. A murder mystery and detective story about a fiendish artist who, after serving 25 years for murder in France, learns how to make convincingly lifelike masks, which he uses to impersonate a string of victims, whom he then viciously stabs and mutilates. Hubin, Crime Fiction II, p. 763. Foxing to page edges, mild rubbing to cloth edges, corner tips a little soft, a very good or somewhat better copy (17383). Item #17383

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