By: Dunsany, Lord
Small 4to. Vellum-backed orange cloth, front, spine and rear panels ruled in gold, leather label lettered and ruled in gold affixed to spine panel, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Limited edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Dunsany with each plate signed by artist Sidney H. Sime. A deluxe edition of Dunsany's second book, first published in 1906 by William Heinemann. New "preface" by Dunsany dated 19 October 1922. See Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-118. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 574. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 75. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 77. Bleiler (1978), p. 66. Reginald 04631. Anderson I.2.c.1. Front hinge partially split between the front end-paper and text block, but still fully intact. Otherwise a very good copy. Clean and tight, minor rubbing to corners, spine label lightly rubbed. Prior owner's book plate inside front cover.