Vivian, E.C. FIELDS OF SLEEP
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, 1980. First edition thus, limited to 1200 copies, SIGNED by the illustrator. Hardcover. Fine in a fine wraparound illustrated dust jacket (mild fading to the spine). The delicate jacket art, interior black-and-white illustrations, margin decorations, and tipped-in, SIGNED, color frontispiece are the work of Thomas Canty.
This lost race novel, first published in 1923, tells of a hidden valley whose inhabitants are dependent upon a narcotic flower whose fragrance produces a strange ecstasy! Vivian also wrote weird thrillers as by "Jack Mann" about a psychic detective.