Lucy and the Dark Gods by Edgar Jepson (Herbert Jenkins, 1st edition 1936)
Lucy and the Dark Gods
Herbert Jenkins, 1st edition 1936
Edgar Jepson (1863-1938) writer of crime fiction and a founder member of The Detection Club, also writer of many fantasy stories.
Hardback – publisher’s orange cloth with black titles and decoration. 213pp,  catalogue. 7.5 x 5 inches approx. (191mm x 130mm).
Light wear and rubbing to covers mainly to spine ends; spine darkened and some loss of black print to publisher’s emblem; dustiness to front and rear boards. Pages generally clean with occasional foxing and dustiness.
Overall, lacks a dustwrapper but otherwise a nice, clean copy. Uncommon.
ref. Detective Fiction – The Collector’s Guide by John Cooper and B. A. Pike (Scolar Press, 1994); Encyclopedia of Fantasy edited by John Clute and John Grant (Orbit, 1999)