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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1897.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of the sequel to A House-Boat On The Styx featuring the "Associated Shades", the ghosts of famous literary characters including Sherlock Holmes, James Boswell, Confucius, Socrates, Napoleon Bonaparte, Dr Samuel Johnson, William Shakespeare and George Washington, referred to as 'Bangsian fantasy'. A near fine, tight copy in tan cloth, gilt titles to the spine, black titles and decorations to the front board, page edges slightly tanned, unobtrusive bookseller's stamp to the rear pastedown. Small 8vo. 204 pp. + 4 pp. of adverts. With 24 black and white illustrations. A bright, fresh copy of this early Sherlock Holmes pastiche. Bleiler, The Checklist of Fantastic Literature, pp. 39. Ellery Queen, DSS, pp. 9. De Waal 5811.
Item #29931 Price: US$125.00