A FIRE OF DRIFTWOOD: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES. London: William Heinemann Ltd, . Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-2] 3-347  [349-350: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], title page printed in red and black, original decorated gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange and back, publisher's device stamped in black on rear panel. First edition. A mixed collection of thirteen stories by a highly regarded historical novelist, best known in the horror field for her story "Couching at the Door." This collection includes four supernatural tales, none of which were collected in COUCHING AT THE DOOR (1942). Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 44. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 58. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 110. Bleiler (1978), p. 32. Reginald 01955. A few fox marks to buckram cloth (common to this book), a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light edge wear. Very uncommon in jacket. A nice copy. (#152595).
"First Published 1932" on copyright page.