Author:Heron-Allen, Edward

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Image for The Cheetah-Girl (Being The MS, Not Published With The Collection Under The Title Of ''The Purple Sapphire'' (+ Addendum slip).

The Cheetah-Girl (Being The MS, Not Published With The Collection Under The Title Of ''The Purple Sapphire'' (+ Addendum slip).

By: Blayre, Christopher (Edward Heron-Allen)

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 1998.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00186

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) plus addendum slip,


72 pages. Short story privately originally published by the author as a twenty copy limited edition in 1923: ''this once controversial story of human-feline miscenegation was considered too erotic for publication in the author's early collection THE PURPLE SAPPHIRE''. LIMITED EDITION: 99 numbered hardcover copies. This is no 75. Laid in is an addendum slip relating to the text. View more info

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The Collected Strange Papers Of Christopher Blayre (+ Philip Allan 1932 1st edition).

By: Heron-Allen, Edward

Price: £275.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 05967

ISBN: 187262135X

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little dust-soiling to the cream/yellow (unlaminated) dustjacket.


258 pages: collects seventeen ''strange papers'', comprising) the eight original stories contained in ''The Purple Sapphire'' (Philip Allan: London, 1931), the additional four stories found in ''The Strange Papers Of Dr. Blayre'' (Philip Allan: London, 1932, 12 stories), plus the four stories gathered together in ''Some Women Of The University'' ((1934) , plus ''The Cheetah Girl'' (privately printed, 1923). Limited to 350 hardcover copies. Together with a poor (reading... View more info

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The Princess Daphne (only approx.150 copies issued).

By: Heron-Allen, Edward (& Selina Dolaro)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2001.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06196

ISBN: 1872621570

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for several small light stains along top page edges.


Introduction by R. B. Russell and Rosalie Parker: plus biographical notes by ''Christopher Blayre'' and an Heron-Allen bibliography.. By the author who later wrote under the pseudonym Christopher Blayre, this is an entertaining novel of the fantastic written in the 1880's: often described as a tale of psychic vampirism, it is a story of mesmerism, doppelgangers and metapsychosis. LIMITED EDITIION: 300 numbered copies printed (though due to a printing/binding error only... View more info