THE BOATS OF THE "GLEN CARRIG" William Hope Hodgson.


London: Chapman & Hall, 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-312, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. The author's first book, a horror novel of castaways at sea. "This novel is one of the most distinctive and imaginative Gothic fantasies of the twentieth century." and "...most Hodgson's creation of his own secondary world, the mythic world of the Sargasso Sea. It is one of the most memorable and unusual otherworlds ever created..." - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 96-7. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 4-66. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1103. W.H. Smith's label affixed to front paste-down with offset to facing free endpaper, free endpapers tanned, first few and last few leaves foxed, moderate foxing throughout and to page edges, rubbing to outer joints and some rub marks to covers, mild wear to spine ends, mild color fade to spine. Still a solid very good copy. (21809). Item #21809

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