ELSIE AND THE CHILD: A TALE OF RICEYMAN STEPS AND OTHER STORIES. London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell & Company Ltd., . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-313 , original khaki cloth, front and spine panel stamped in black, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Thirteen stories, some criminous, mostly set in contemporary London. Elsie is a character from the original RICEYMAN STEPS. Hubin (1994), p. 64. NCBEL IV 430. Several owner's signatures and initials on front free endpaper. Cloth rubbed at edges, several faint stains to front cover, scattered foxing to text block early and late and to the text block edges, a sound, good copy. (#116958).
"First published 1924" on copyright page.