First edition (with '1' in brackets on the final page of text), first printing. Illustrated endpapers. Publisher's original moiré-effect black cloth with gilt titles to the spine and upper board. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm, with just the slightest shelf wear to the extremities. The contents, with the slight, small remnant of a bookseller's label to the end flyleaf, are otherwise clean throughout and free of previous owner's inscriptions. No dustwrapper.
A collection of six supernatural and horror tales including the vampire story 'Bewitched' and the Fall of the House of Usher-like 'Miss Mary Pask' from Edith Wharton, who became the first woman to will a Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921. Bleiler. Provenance: from the library of Martin Stone.
Stock code: 17274