Lot No. 249 (Penguin Little Black Classics)
'... that strange internal kingdom of which we are the hapless and helpless monarchs.' From the master of the detective story and creator of Sherlock Holmes, the first ever tale to feature a supernatural Egyptian mummy. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.