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UNCANNY STORIES .
London: Hutchinson & Co., n.d. [1923] - Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-247 [248: printer's imprint] + 40-page publisher's catalogue "for the Autumn, 1923" inserted at rear, three inserted plates with illustrations by Jean de Bosschere, other illustrations in text, also by de Bosschere, original two-part yellow and black cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Collects a short novel, "The Flaw in the Crystal," and six short stories. A major collection of supernatural fiction. "An underrated writer . Excellent." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1478. "Sinclair's stories are among the most outstanding examples of the ghost story as moral fable." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-178. Sinclair's "contribution to the genre, small as it is, is notable." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 387-88. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Supernatural Fiction, p. 163. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 957. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-198. Bleiler (1978), p. 180. Reginald 13211. Just a touch of sunning to spine panel, a near fine copy. The UK edition is elusive, especially in nice condition. (#51370) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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