THE SECRET LIFE OF MISS LOTTINGER: A NOVELLA AND TWENTY SHORT STORIES. London and Sydney: Alvin Redman Limited, [1953]. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collection of criminous tales, excepting "Mr. Albert Finkleman," a rejuvenation story, and "Long Bottom Ground," a (possibly) haunted dinghy. Bell, though largely forgotten now, was a significant producer of science fiction (among other genres) in England between the 1930s and 1950s. Hubin (1994), p. 62. Not in the standard fantasy checklists. NCBEL IV 523. A clean, near fine copy. Scarce. (#116302).

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