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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers,. 1866. Octavo, pp. [1] 2 [3-7] 8-107 [108: blank] [note first leaf lists 276 books in "Harper's Library of Select Novels," this being the last title listed], printed in double columns,. rebound without the original wrappers in plain maroon cloth.. Library label of the North Chelmsford Library Association affixed to. front paste-down, small label and pocket removed from rear endpapers,. small erasure to margin of title page (probably a library shelf. number), else no markings to text block, internally sound and quite. clean. Scarce. (#104452). First U.S. edition. Issued as volume 276 in Harper's Library of Select Novels. "This novel by Le Fanu satirizes the table-rapping and spiritualism that were so often staples in sensation fiction of the author's day. And it is interesting to note that Le Fanu, the great creator of Victorian horrors, was able to laugh at what is generally presented with considerable seriousness." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2- 57. Sadleir 1369.
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