VG/VG – book has lending library stamp on front endpaper but no other institutional markings. Wrapper has tape repairs to top and bottom of verso but is complete and presents well with fabulous art by Micklewright.
First edition. Collection of eighteen stories. London, Longmans, 1930 "Short stories with an Egyptian setting, some of which are fantasy and weird, and some at least of which first appeared in magazines under the pen name of 'Abu Nadaar' ..." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 161. The title story was reprinted in POWERS OF DARKNESS (1934), one of Philip Allan's anthologies in the "Creeps" series. Rare in d/w
Third edition. London, Hutchinson, Not dated but likely to have been published in the
1920's. Illustrations by Jean de Bosschere. Uncanny Tales was first published in the UK in 1923. An important collection of supernatural