FROM WHOSE BOURNE. Illustrated by Frank M. Gregory by BARR,…

FROM WHOSE BOURNE. Illustrated by Frank M. Gregory

Edition: First US edition

New York: Stokes, 1896. Narrow 12mo, 16.2 cm, green pictorial buckram stamped in silver (man and two ghosts), top page edges silver. pp (3)-210 + frontispiece and three other plates. Ink gift inscription to upper hallf of front free endpaper, spine lightly darkened, else a VG clean and unworn copy. An uncommon short supernatural detective novel. in which the hero summons the spirit of a great detective to help him solve a crime. Bleiler (1979) p 16. Reginald 00890. This is the variant in green cloth. Also comes in red cloth, priority, if any, unknown to me, This is the first separate edition; the UK edition was published in 1893. "Barr's most intriguing work ..." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 27.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 52587
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