The House of Souls

By: Arthur Machen

Price: $600.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


The House of Souls by Arthur Machen. Illustrated by Sidney Sime. Boston, Dana Ester & Company, 1906. First American edition. Pictorial gray cloth with cover design by Sime in black, gold and light green. Frontispiece also by Sime. Small previous owners signature to front paste-down, lite spot to read board and few small spots to tail of book block, some general wear to extremities with corners bumped and front hinge starting, very good condition. This is one of Sime's earliest appearance in books, having gained his start in magazines. Machan has been compared to a morose G. K. Chesterton…but have darker, less accessible strands. (Nicholls, The Science Fiction Encyclopedia. ) In supernatural fiction, despite small output, the dominate figure of the time just before M. R. James and A. Blackwood (Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction. ) 600.00; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall

Title: The House of Souls

Author Name: Arthur Machen

Illustrator: Illustrated by Sidney Sime

Categories: Pulp, Books,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Boston, 1906

Binding: Pulp

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 4646