THE SONG IN THE HOUSE: STORIES. London: Chatto & Windus, 1936. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] 1-282  [284: printer's imprint], original terra cotta cloth, spine panel stamped in white, top edge stained red, bottom edge untrimmed. Second printing. Collects eleven stories at least four of which have ghostly elements, presented in a subtle and restrained manner. The author was married to a British diplomat and spent a good deal of time abroad, including China, using some of these locations for her story settings. She also wrote the supernatural novel AND THEN YOU CAME. Bleiler (1978), p. 30. A clean, tight, very good copy. (#171417).
"FIRST PUBLISHED : OCTOBER 20, 1936 / SECOND IMPRESSION : NOVEMBER 1936" on copyright page.