(#171762) THE SONG IN THE HOUSE: STORIES. Ann Bridge, Mary D. O'Malley.

THE SONG IN THE HOUSE: STORIES. London: Chatto & Windus, 1936. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] 1-282 [283] [284: printer's imprint], original terra cotta cloth, spine panel stamped in white, top edge stained terra cotta, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition, first 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. Small bookplate with Christmas 1936 gift inscription affixed to the front free endpaper. Slight spine lean, a clean, tight, very good copy. (#171762).

Price: $350.00

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