STUDIES OF DEATH: ROMANTIC TALES. Count Stanislaus Eric Stenbock.


London: David Nutt, 1894. Small octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-167 [168], original pictorial bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top and fore-edges untrimmed. First edition. Collects seven stories. Stenbock's only collection of short fiction. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 401. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 104. See Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-227. Bleiler (1978), p. 186. Reginald 13606. A bit of tanning to free endpapers, mild soiling to cloth, a nearly fine copy without dust jacket as issued. A major genre rarity. (20766). Item #20766

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