THE KING OF ELFLAND'S DAUGHTER. Lord Dunsany, Edward Plunkett.

THE KING OF ELFLAND'S DAUGHTER. London & New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1924]. Large octavo, pp. [1-16] 1-301 [302-304: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], double fly leaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Sidney H. Sime, original vellum-backed orange cloth, front, spine and rear panels ruled in gold, leather label lettered and ruled in gold affixed to spine panel, t.e.g., other edges rough-trimmed, marbled endpapers. First edition. Limited to 250 numbered copies signed by Dunsany and artist Sidney H. Sime. The limited edition preceded the trade edition by a month. "... fantasy classic ... a remarkably polished novel full of splendid descriptions." - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 78-9. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-119. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 582. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 74. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 901. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04619. Anderson I.37.a.1. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket. In quarter crushed brown morocco slipcase, black leather spine labels (some soiling to yellow cloth). (#163265).

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"First printed May 1924" on copyright page.