THE INVISIBLE VOICES. Shiel, atthew, hipps.


London: Richards, [1935]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-304, original orange cloth, front panel stamped in black and blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Signed by Shiel on the half title page. The fifth and last book of Shiel stories issued during his lifetime. Mixed collection of eleven short stories in a frame narrative, several of which are fantasy and science fiction, including the excellent visionary fantasy, "The Place of Pain." Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-177. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2030. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 195. Bleiler (1978), p. 179. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Morse, The Works of M. P. Shiel Updated (1980), p. 221. Mild foxing to page edges, top page edges dusty, a nearly fine copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket with light edge rubbing, wear at corner tips, small closed tear at lower right front corner and slight loss to base of spine panel. A bright, attractive copy. (21823). Item #21823

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