The Brass Bottle. Daily Mail Sixpenny Novels No. 84. F. ANSTEY, Thomas Anstey GUTHRIE, H. M. BROCK.

The Brass Bottle. Daily Mail Sixpenny Novels No. 84.

London: The Amalgamated Press, with Smith, Elder and Co., for the Daily Mail, no date [circa 1915]. [Strange Tales] SIXPENNY NOVEL. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.144. With a frontispiece, decorated title page, and two further illustrated plates by Brock. Publisher's colour-illustrated paper covers. Quite heavily browned throughout. Final leaf of adverts badly torn. Very heavy wear to covers with an old tape repair to spine. A large chip from the front cover, and significant losses to head and tail of spine. A rare survival of an ephemeral item. Fair. Harold Ventimore acquires a bottle containing a long-imprisoned djinn, who befriends and attempts to help him in return for setting him free. Previously serialised in The Strand Magazine, and the inspiration for three films of the same name. Item #55853

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