London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900. First Edition. First edition. Mixed collection of seventeen stories including five or so fantastic or supernatural stories, including the humorous ghost-story "The Lady Killer" and the werewolf tale "The Sword of Corporal Lacoste."
8vo., [1-2], [i-ix], x, [1-3], 4-284 + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "10/05" inserted at rear thus perhaps remainder, adverts noted in LSU and Emory copies. Bleiler, pg. 72; not in Currey. Original blue-gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown, all edges trimmed, white endpapers, book seller stamp on inside cover. Cloth a bit dusty, spine panel darkened, hairline cracks along inner hinges, but still tight and sound, moderate foxing, still a good plus copy. Item #25