London, John Lane, 1894. First Edition. Hardback. An Association Copy. Bound in vellum, with marbled endpapers. With an inscription from the author to the illustrator Herbert Jones. Jones has additionally added a little etching which has been bound in. The inscription reads 'Herbert Jones \ from his friend \ the author \ Christmas, 1894'. Jones was responsible for providing the illustration for Machen's personal bookplate; Machen's bookplate being a story unto itself. Very good condition, with a few signs of age and some dulling to the spine. [Provenance: Sotheby's, 1989] [6399, Hyraxia Books].