George H. Doran, 1927. Item #5622
HUME, Cyril. STREET OF THE MALCONTENTS AND OTHER STORIES. NY: George H. Doran, . Small 8vo., embossed dark-purple cloth in dust jacket; 331 pages. First Edition, first printing, with the publisher's colophon on the copyright page. A collection of stories that contain at least four stories on witchcraft, possession, vampire themes and Atlantis. Interesting, humorous signed presentation from Hume, taking up the entire front endpaper: "To Janettttttttttt! I was down to Ludlowe fair, and left my necktie God knows where, And carried half-way home or near, Quarts of Ludlowe beer! H2O. C.H. Cy." Also signed by Hume on the title page. Inscribed copies of this title are very scarce, as are copies in any type of dust jacket. Good (bit of wear covers & bit of sunning spine; contents clean & tight, rear hinge tightened); several chips (one two-inch narrow chip base of spine; tear down spine repaired with clear, archival tape) d/j. $285.00.