THE PUPPET SHOW. Waltham Saint Lawrence Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1922. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-153  [155: blank] [156: printer's imprint] [157-160: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original gray boards with black cloth shelf back, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, top edge stained brown, other edges untrimmed. First edition. The author's first collection of short fiction; fables and sketches, many ironic, including the delightful "Biography: A Study in Circumstantial Evidence." Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Chanticleer 6. Paper spine label age-darkened, a clean, tight, nearly fine copy. (#133737).
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