THE RIDDLE AND OTHER STORIES. London: Selwyn & Blount Limited, . Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-303 [304: blank] [305: printer's imprint] [306: blank] [307: ads] [308: blank] [309: ads] [310-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge rough-trimmed. First edition. The author's first collection of short fiction. Collects fifteen stories including "Seaton's Aunt," one of de la Mare's best supernatural tales. "All excellent stories." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 500. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 65-6. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-59. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 292. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 117-21. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-90. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 174. Bleiler (1978), p. 59. Reginald 04033. A fine, bright copy in fine yellow printed dust jacket. Uncommon in jacket. (#149572).
"First printed, May 1923" on copyright page.