THE LITTLE TALES OF SMETHERS AND OTHER STORIES - THE AUTHOR'S COPY

Dunsany, Lord (pseud. of Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Jarrolds Publishers Ltd.
Date Published: 1952
Edition: First UK Edition
Book Id: 2266

Description

First Impression. Octavo (19cm); second binding in green cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; 232pp. The author's own copy, posthumously inscribed by his widow, the Lady Beatrice Child Villiers, on the front endpaper: "From the library of Lord Dunsany / B. Dunsany / January 1959." Hint of toning to base of spine and lower board edges, with lower corners gently tapped (though still sharp); Very Good+. Dustjacket is edgeworn and spine-sunned, with shallow losses to corners and spine ends (no loss to text) and a triangular chip to upper left corner of rear panel; handful of short tears, rear panel grubby, with lower corner of front flap clipped and a price of 6/- net left of the clip; Very Good.

Comments

Late collection of 26 stories mixing fantasy and detective fiction. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone title. Queen's Quorum 109; Joshi & Schweitzer IA90.a; Hubin p.129.


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