London, Scholartis Press, 1929. Hardcover. Item #15923
"From the fall of the house of Otranto to the fall of the House of Usher, the Gothic universe would remain a place of instability and terror where universal darkness buries all." Barron; Horror Literature, 1-108. "One of the leaders in the Gothic revival of the 18th century. Enormously important historically in offering a pattern for scores of successors." Bleiler; Supernatural Fiction, 1651. Includes a 64 page introductory essay by Doughy about the novel. Bound in original light brown cloth with lettering in gilt. Neat owner's name and date written on front paste-down endpaper. A very good, very sound copy with a hint of foxing on rear endpapers.