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Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: William Heinemann
Date Published: 1898
Edition: Early edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 37556


247pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Red pebbled cloth over boards with the title stamped in black ink on the backstrip and front cover. The endsheets are printed with the publisher's titles. Good. The spine is rolled, and the extremities are mildly bumped, rubbed and soiled. There are a number of very small stains on the covers. The endsheets are cracked along the hinges. There is a previous owner's small ink stamp on the half title page. The pages are age-toned.


A collection of sea stories. Jacobs is also known for his short ghost tales and stories of mystery and the macabre, for example, The Monkey's Paw.

By This Publisher: William Heinemann