(#173617) THE CHARWOMAN'S SHADOW. Lord Dunsany, Edward Plunkett.

THE CHARWOMAN'S SHADOW. London & New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1926]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] 1-339 [340: printer's colophon] [note: first leaf is blank except for signature mark "A" printed on recto], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Dunsany on the front free endpaper 12 August 1957: "Magic & Spain, & a lost glory. / Are the ingredients of this story. / Dunsany." "An excellent fantasy in the tradition of George MacDonald." – Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-117. "In many ways this volume alone justifies Dunsany's important place in the history of fantasy." – Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 79-80. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 583. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 894. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 232-35. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04607. Anderson I.44.a.1. Partial hairline crack along the inner front hinge with glue (?) stain to same, else a very good copy in very good 7/6 pictorial dust jacket with several short tears and tiny chips at the upper spine end and some fraying and tiny chip at the lower spine end. Overall, quite a nice example of the jacket. (#173617).

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"First published March 1926" on copyright page.