BROOMSTICKS & OTHER TALES. Walter De la Mare.

BROOMSTICKS & OTHER TALES. London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-378 [379: printer's imprint] [380: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], woodcut illustrations by Bold, original gray boards with linen shelf back, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. One of 278 numbered copies signed by de la Mare. A collection of twelve stories addressed primarily to children. "... a collection of remarkably even quality that deserves a place in any fantasy collection." - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 72-3. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 65-6. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 502. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 117-21. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 175. Bleiler (1978), p. 58. Reginald 04025. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Just a hint of foxing to endpapers, else a fine copy. (#152459).

Price: $200.00

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