EMBERS: A WINTER TALE. Frank Baker.

EMBERS: A WINTER TALE. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., [1946]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-213 [214-216: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed. First edition. A fantastic story of the last weeks of an old eccentric, Thomas Trevelyan Embers, a pensioner who lives alone on the estate of the Penningtons in an abandoned cricket pavilion. This American edition preceded the UK edition published in London in 1947 by A. Dakers. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 25. Tuck, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1968, p. 27. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Day (1963), or Reginald (1979; 1992). A bright, nearly fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at edges and printed price on front flap inked out. (#162051).

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