THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED. London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-316 [317-320: ads], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. The author's tenth and last collection, fourteen short stories, some criminous. "His short stories, modeled on the French, especially Maupassant, have taken over something of French social ideas as well as Gallic wit and subtlety." - Millett (ed), Contemporary British Literature, 3rd. ed., p. 359. Hubin (1994), p. 569. Not in NCBEL. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket with some dust soiling to white background, mostly rear panel. A sharp copy with a striking jacket design. (#116649).
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