THE TORCH AND OTHER TALES. Eden Phillpotts.

THE TORCH AND OTHER TALES. London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. [1929]. Octavo, original sea green cloth. First edition. 4500 copies printed. Fifteen stories set in Dartmoor and written in the author's style of regionalistic realism. Most are serious but upbeat. Several involve adventure and crime. "The Hound's Pool" explains a spectre hound as the work of poachers. Most of the plots are driven by romantic complications. Hubin (1994), p. 645. Hinton, p. 148. Some foxing to edges of text block and front endpapers, else a fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with some general dust soiling and a tiny stain at upper spine end. Uncommon, especially in jacket. (#113451).

Price: $150.00

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