TIME AND THE GODS. London & New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. Large octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-232 [233-236: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], double flyleaves at front and rear, ten inserted plates with illustrations 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., fore and bottom edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Limited edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Dunsany with each plate signed by artist Sidney H. Sime. A deluxe edition of Dunsany's second book, first published in 1906 by William Heinemann. New "preface" by Dunsany dated 19 October 1922. See Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-118. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 574. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 75. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 77. Bleiler (1978), p. 66. Reginald 04631. Anderson I.2.c.1. Some light, scattered foxing, largely to preliminary leaves, a fine copy in very good decorated dust jacket with 35 mm narrow chip along rear spine fold and some fraying and wear along overlapping top edge. An very nice copy of this book. (#164581).
No statement of printing on copyright page. "Two hundred and fifty copies only of / this edition have been printed / ..." on limitation leaf.