VILLAGE CASANOVA AND OTHER STORIES. London: Alvin Redman, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects twenty-five short stories plus a short autobiographical "preface" by Bell. Contains a sprinkling of crime, fantasy and science fiction. "Message to Mars" is a tale of the future. Hubin (1994), pp. 62-63. NCBEL IV 524. Small "Boots" library label on front board, a bit of tanning to edges of text block, stains on pages 105, 176-177 and 194-199, a good copy in bright, near fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips and small "Boots" sticker at lower right corner of front panel. A scarce book seldom found in nice condition. (#116303).
"First published ... / ... / 1961" on copyright page.