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The Pantomime Man by  Richard (1882-1911) MIDDLETON - First Edition - 1933 - from Fine Editions Ltd (SKU: BB1112)

The Pantomime Man

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The Pantomime Man

by MIDDLETON, Richard (1882-1911)

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London: Rich & Cowan Ltd, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Impression (first published August 1933 on copyright page), edited, with a foreword, by John Gawsworth and an introduction by Lord Alfred Douglas. 8vo: xxi,[3],25-313[1]pp, with photographic frontispiece portrait. Publisher's cornflower blue cloth, spine paneled and lettered in black; pictorial dust jacket, priced 7s/6d and printed in black on yellow stock. Preliminaries spotted, else Fine (likely unread), in Fine jacket. Virtually pristine and scarce such. Horror Literature 3-170. Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 291. Posthumously published literary miscellany by "[o]ne of the most interesting stylists in British ghostly fiction." (Horror Literature). Part autobiography ("Journal of a Clerk" is drawn from Middleton's diary, which dwells on the depression that ended in his suicide by poisoning with chloroform, in 1911, at age 29); part dark tales with "madness and despair lurking barely below the surface" (Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural): The Clerk, The Wrong Turning, and the astounding The Boy Errant; part literary criticism, and part brief "occasional pieces." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.


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