Off Sandy Hook and Other Stories - Clotilde Graves (Pseud. Richard Dehan) 1915 - Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York - First Edition A fine copy of this collection of 26 short mystery and supernatural stories by the Irish born Clotilde Graves.

Scarce in the dust jacket, and even more so in this condition.
  Clothilde Augusta Inez Mary Graves (1863-1932), – who wrote under the pseudonym ‘Richard Dehan’ – was born at Buttevant Castle, County Cork, Ireland in 1863. She was a successful London and New York playwright who enjoyed considerable literary acclaim in the first decades of the 20th century, her short stories – usually about witchcraft and pagan religions – were well-regarded, appearing in the two collections 'Off Sandy Hook and Other Stories' (1915) and 'Under the Hermes' (1917), as were her novels of high adventure.

Provenance: With the finely scrawled signature of a V. J. Brown.

Reference: Bleiler,
Science Fiction & Supernatural Fiction 58. Bleiler, Checklist of Fantastic Literature 96.

Octavo pp. [8] 327 [1]. Publisher’s blue patterned cloth, spine ettered in gilt, front panel with blind embossed border enclosing gilt text and small vignette. Dust jacket priced ‘1.25 net’ to spine, and with corners neatly clipped and without price.

Published the same year by Heinemann of London. Bleiler lists the London edition in
Science Fiction and the New York edition in Fantastic Literature...
  Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket with some light soiling to spine and rear panel, and minor rubbing to corners.   Ref: 108657   Price: HK$ 2,200