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Title: The Isles Of Sunset.
Description: Ibister & Co: London, 1904. First edition (& 1st printing). Hardcover. Bookplate on front pastedown, gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper, some browning/spotting to endpapers and preliminary and terminal pages, a VG+ copy with bright cover illustration and white lettering, bright gold lettering on spine, tight inner hinges and clean interior. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-3] 4-307 [308: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], title page printed in red and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, gray, yellow and white, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Benson's second collection of short fiction, preceded by THE HILL OF TROUBLE AND OTHER STORIES (1903). Includes two supernatural tales, ''The Slype House'' and ''The Waving of the Sword,'' the latter more mystical than macabre. A very uncommon book.


Price: GBP 385.00 = appr. US$ 549.77 Seller: Cold Tonnage Books
- Book number: 40520

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