THE PHANTOM DEATH AND OTHER STORIES, by W. Clark Russell - 1895 [1st Ed.]


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The Phantom Death

and Other Stories

by W. Clark Russell

frontispiece by H.C. Seppings Wright 

First edition.  London:  Chatto & Windus, 1895 

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD- condition.

  • Green cloth covers have black ink title and decoration. 
  • Boards show some smudges, aging, warping, edgewear.  Corners are bumped and frayed, with exposed board.
  • Spine is somewhat cocked.  Gilt text is dimmed; spine somewhat darkened.  Ends are crushed.  
  • Binding is intact.  Stitching visible at p. 64, p. 80.  See photos.  
  • Patterned pastedowns and feps have some scattered foxing, staining.  Some cracking visible at front cover.  See photos.  
  • Frontispiece is present and has intact tissue guard.
  • Interior is age-toned, exhibits scattered staining at margins. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges have deckle head and fore edges. 
  • Publisher's advertisements present at rear.  
  • PS2023.0201

275 pages. 5 x 7.5 inches

From the author of "My Shipmate Louise," and "Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea," this volume offers a collection of eleven stories, with nautical settings.  Previously published in magazines including Idler and Strand Magazine, they are collected for the first time in this book.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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