The Haunted Hotel. A Mystery of Modern Venice.

Toronto: Rose-Belford Publishing Company, 1878.

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

First edition, preceding the English edition. Published in October, 1878. 225 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth gilt. Very Good. Bookplate of Charles Y. Smith and with his signature on the title-page. Parrish & Miller, pp. 106-8; Wolff 1355c; Bleiler, p. 47.

Item #329499

Collins’ novel of intrigue and experimental chemistry was serialized in Belgravia from June to November 1878. This Canadian printing precedes the Chatto & Windus edition, published in two volumes in 1879.