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The Sea Hath Its Pearls

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Blissett, Nellie K. THE SEA HATH ITS PEARLS: A PHANTASY. London: Hutchinson & Co, 1901. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-344, original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. "The deaths that occur along a stretch of the Mediterranean coast in France with bodies mysteriously mangled are attributed by legend to 'the devils of Hérista.' The source is eventually tracked to a woman who is a sort of evil mermaid, human in form but more like an elemental in function, a beast without a soul, an incarnation of the fascination and danger of the sea. A novel of brooding horror, a bit overwrought but with some nice touches." - Robert Eldridge. "Fantasy novel of the Mediterranean and a latter-day Siren." - Locke, A

Book is in generally good condition with a little wear on the top and bottom of spine

Item details

Author(s):
Nellie K Blissett
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
Hutchinson & Co

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Blissett, Nellie K. THE SEA HATH ITS PEARLS: A PHANTASY. London: Hutchinson & Co, 1901. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-344, original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. "The deaths that occur along a stretch of the Mediterranean coast in France with bodies mysteriously mangled are attributed by legend to 'the devils of Hérista.' The source is eventually tracked to a woman who is a sort of evil mermaid, human in form but more like an elemental in function, a beast without a soul, an incarnation of the fascination and danger of the sea. A novel of brooding horror, a bit overwrought but with some nice touches." - Robert Eldridge. "Fantasy novel of the Mediterranean and a latter-day Siren." - Locke, A

Book is in generally good condition with a little wear on the top and bottom of spine

Author(s):
Nellie K Blissett
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
Hutchinson & Co

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