EAST OF MANSION HOUSE. Thomas Burke.

EAST OF MANSION HOUSE.

New York: George H. Doran Company, [1926]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] [7-8] 9-270 [271-272: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Published later in Britain in 1928 by Cassell and Company. Burke's third collection of Limehouse stories. A collection of twelve horror and crime stories including two supernatural tales, "White Wings" and "The Tablets of the House of Li." This edition includes "Black Country," a grotesque auto-erotic suicide tale,"replaced with "Uncle Reuben" in the British edition published by Cassell in 1928. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 46. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 120. Bleiler (1948), p. 66. Hubin (1994), p. 119. Top page edges dusty, inked name to front free end paper, small booksellers' label to lower front paste down, spine a bit dull, mild insect tracking to lower front cover and a bit of rear cover, a very good copy. (22339). Item #22339

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