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HALF A MINUTE'S SILENCE AND OTHER STORIES.
London: William Heinemann Ltd.,. [1925]. original brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's windmill device stamped in blind on rear panel.. Strip of mild age-darkening along gutter margins of free endpapers. (interaction with jacket flaps), else a bright, fine copy in very. good decorated dust jacket with some light edge wear, several minor. tears internally mended with archival tape, tanning to spine panel,. and general dust soiling. (#149584). First edition. Collects twenty-five stories including the author's outstanding horror story "Venus." "Although now neglected, Baring was regarded by his contemporaries as an original, highly skilled writer. Baring's contribution to horror and supernatural fiction consists primarily of stories collected in HALF A MINUTE'S SILENCE ..." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 22. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 26. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 96. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 119. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-6. See Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3- 15. Bleiler (1978), p. 15. Reginald 00864.
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