THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND AND OTHER NOVELS. William Hope Hodgson, Hannes Bok, novels, jacket art.

THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND AND OTHER NOVELS

Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946. First Combined Edition. First collected edition of four of Hodgson's novels, the title novel first published in London in 1908, some 31 years after the discovery of his manuscript. The Arkham House edition gathers for the first time 'The House on the Borderland,' 'The Boats of the Glenn Carrig,' 'The Ghost Pirates,' and 'The Night Land.' Bleiler (1978 ed.), p.101. Item #1662

First Printing, one of 3,000 copies. Octavo; black cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 639pp, [1]. Three corners gently tapped (though still sharp), else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $5.00), with a tiny chip at the crown and a few small nicks and tears to extremities; bright, Near Fine example, preserving Bok's colorful illustration.

Price: $600.00