On The Edge: Short Stories

By: De La Mare, Walter

Price: $200.00

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Book Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010198: Limited First Edition (#191 of 300) SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Walter De La Mare). Original decorated pinkish red cloth with gold emblem stamped in front board and gold lettering on spine. Top edge of page block is gilt with other edges untrimmed. No Jacket As Issued. Book is in plain paper slipcase, which has some light edge wear. Book boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "As a short story writer, De La Mare is frequently compared to Henry James, particularly for his elaborate prose style and his ambiguous, often obscure treatment of supernatural themes." This collection of his short stories includes: A Recluse * Willows * Crewe * At First Sight * The Green Room * The Orgy: An Idyll * The Picnic * An Ideal Craftsman. : Woodcuts: Signed by Author: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 331 pages

Title: On The Edge: Short Stories

Author Name: De La Mare, Walter

Illustrator: Illustrated by Elizabeth Rivers

Categories: General, Books,

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Publisher: London, England, Faber & Faber Limited: 1930

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 010198

Keywords: Fiction Supernatural