ON THE EDGE: SHORT STORIES. Walter De la Mare.

ON THE EDGE: SHORT STORIES. London: Faber & Faber Limited, [1930]. Octavo, pp. [i-viii] ix [x] xi [xii] 1-331 [332], illustrated with wood-engravings by Elizabeth Rivers, original decorated black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained green, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. Collects eight stories including the excellent supernatural tales, "A Recluse," "Crewe" and "The Green Room." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 65-6. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 505. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 291. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 117-21. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-88. Bleiler (1978), p. 59. Foxing to endpapers, first and last leaves and fore-edge, a good copy with clean binding and bright cover stamping in poor torn, soiled, and foxed dust jacket with browned spine panel. (#165797).

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