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The King In Yellow
F. Tennyson Neely, Chicago / New York 1895 - A seminal book of supernatural fiction. . The best known book by Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933). This collection of short stories slips between genres and is in turn considered horror, paranormal, and stories of the fantastic. This book is named after a fictitious play mentioned in several of the stories, that has a reputation for driving its readers mad. A seminal collection of supernatural stories, parts have been alluded to by Lovecraft, and is considered a bridge between Poe and Stephen King. 2nd printing from the first year of publication As part of "Neely's Prismatic Library." Binding is strong and secure. Green cloth over boards has black ink decorations on front and back, and clear black titles on front and spine. Covers have a bit of staining and dirt. Edges are a little roughed up, with bumped corners and spine ends. Edges and shoulders are scuffed in places. Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. Interior exhibits an occasional stain or light foxing. Frontispiece still has clean protective tissue. Front pastedown and its fep show water stain that does not carry to other pages. Title page is separating from binding 4" from foot. A few pages show some wear with small or light creasing and/or closed tears. Top edge of text block still has bright gilt. Fore and foot edges of text block are deckled. Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear. 316 pages + 2 pp of ads. 4 x 6.5 inches. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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Last Found On: 2016-05-23           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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