First U. S. edition. Originally published in the U. K. earlier in 1895. Author's first book. Small newspaper clipping about Shiel affixed to the front pastedown sheet, spine panel lightly sunned, else a very good copy of a Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery and Queen's Quorum # 19. Queen's Quorum 19 says "In 1895 M. P. Shiel, that comparatively unsung genius of the weird and the fantastic, had his first book published. The three short stories in PRINCE ZALESKI are tales out of the past ......" The three stories are THE RACE OF ORVEN, THE STONE OF THE EDMUNDSBURY MONKS, and THE S. S.. An uncommon title and much sought.
Inventory Number: 32989