(#172066) VINEGAR -- AND CREAM: SHORT STORIES. Bousfield.

VINEGAR -- AND CREAM: SHORT STORIES. London: John Murray, [1941]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-274 [275] [276: blank], publisher's yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Signed on the front free endpaper by Bousfield. The author's second collection of short fiction. Collects twenty-one stories. Mixed collection, including weird and criminous tales. "Death and the Duchess" is a clever vampire story. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 241. Bleiler (1978), p. 28. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 12. Hubin (1994), p. 89. Cloth worn, spotted and soiled, closed split along outer rear joint repaired, a sound reading copy with clean interior. (#172066).

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"First Edition . . 1941" on copyright page.