THE CHARWOMAN'S SHADOW. Lord Dunsany, Edward Plunkett.

THE CHARWOMAN'S SHADOW. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1926. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-ii] iii-v [vi] 1 [2] 3-294 [295-296: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated blue-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained yellow, mottled blue endpapers. First U.S. edition. An impoverished young nobleman rescues shadows imprisoned by a cunning sorcerer. "An excellent fantasy in the tradition of George MacDonald." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-90. "In many ways this volume alone justifies Dunsany's important place in the history of fantasy." - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 79-80. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 583. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 232-35. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04607. Anderson I.44.b.1. A nearly fine copy in about very good pictorial dust jacket with split along front spine fold, wear along top edge with small chips from upper right corner and upper spine end, chip from upper edge of rear panel, shallow loss along lower spine end that does not affect any lettering, and lower front panel trimmed along entire edge, not affecting title or illustration. (#156998).

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