LUD-IN-THE-MIST. Hope Mirrlees, Helen.

LUD-IN-THE-MIST. London, Glasgow, Sydney, Auckland: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., [1926]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 1-319 [320: printer's imprint], original medium brown cloth, front panel ruled in dark brown, publisher's imprint stamped in dark brown at base of spine panel, gold stamped green leather label affixed to spine panel. First edition, first impression, first binding. Lud-in-the-Mist is the capital of Dorimare, an imaginary country which borders Fairyland. "A minor classic." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 650. "A beautifully written allegory unashamedly celebrating the necessity of enchantment, after the fashion of Bullett's MR. GODLY BESIDE HIMSELF (1924)." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-213. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-250. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1180. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 926-31. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 141-42. Waggoner, The Hills of Faraway 685. Bleiler (1978), p. 141. Reginald 10174. A bright, nearly fine copy. Scarce, especially in such nice condition. (#158684).

Price: $750.00

See more items by ,
Printing identification statement for this book:
No statement of printing.