Item #28164 THE LIGHT INVISIBLE. Robert Hugh Benson.


London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1907. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vii] viii [ix-x] [1-3] 4-250 [251-255: ads] [256: blank] 24 page publisher's catalog inserted at rear, title leaf printed in red and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in white and black, spine panel stamped in gold. Later printing. The author's first book. Fifteen weird tales, including the noted ghost story, "The Traveller." Religious ghost stories, dogmatism offset by strong atmosphere, especially "The Watcher," "The Blood-Eagle," "Poena Damni," and "The Traveller." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 32. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 148. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia if Horror and the Supernatural, p. 30. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-18. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 70. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01139. Foxing to end papers, corners a bit soft, a very good to nearly fine copy. Formerly Hugh Lamb's copy with his signature at upper front paste down. (28164). Item #28164

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