The Ninth Vibration and other stories. L. Adams BECK, aka Elizabeth Louisa Moresby.

The Ninth Vibration and other stories.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1928. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Octavo. 280pp. + 6pp. ads. Blue cloth titled in light blue on spine & front board. Collection of eight short stories set in Asia. Elizabeth Louisa Moresby (1862-1931) was a British-born novelist who became the first prolific female fantasy writer in Canada; she wrote under several pseudonyms, though her most popular books were issued as by L. Adams Beck. Moresby started writing her novels, which commonly had an oriental setting, at the age of sixty. She was also a distinguished writer of esoteric works such as 'The Story of Oriental Philosophy' (1928) and 'The Splendor of Asia' (1926), and on Theosophy. "Ninth Vibration and other Stories" is a collection of short stories which first appeared in such periodicals as "The Atlantic Monthly", "Asia" and "Japanese Grassho". Spine ends slightly chafed, spine slightly leaned, page-edges toned, a few tiny marks to cloth, owner's pencilled names on front endpaper, else a solid unmarked better than VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #51960

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