THE EMERGENCY MAN AND OTHER TALES OF YOUTH AND DISCOVERY. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7  9-304, original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel. First edition. Collection of short fiction, including fantastic tales with exotic locales, by the author of THE DINOSAUR'S EGG ... (1925). "The Finder of Lost Things," "Pere Ailloud," "Save the Optimist," and "Mirage" are supernatural stories. Bleiler (1978), p. 38. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Top edge of text block dusty, else a fine copy in very good decorated dust jacket with light wear at edges, a bit of tanning to spine panel, general dust soiling, and clipped price. (#150960).
"FIRST PUBLISHED IN MCMXXVI" on copyright page.