Lord Cammarleigh's Secret: A Fairy Story of To-day
Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
Date Published: 1907
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 39093
347; pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Blue cloth over boards lettered and pictorially stamped in gilt, beige, and olive green on the backstrip and front board. Four pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Very good condition. Gently bumped and rubbed at the extremities. There is a slight lean to the spine. The top of the text block is very lightly foxed, and the endsheets show minor discoloration. Bleiler CFL.
A strange novel of a man who threatens to reveal the lord's "secret" to obtain wealth and happiness. With incidental discussions about sin, magic, the Devil, reincarnation, hypnotism, and casting spells. A "shaggy dog fairy tale" in which the secret is never revealed.