DING DONG BELL. London: Selwyn & Blount Ltd, 1924. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-ix [x-xii] [1] 2-76, original brown paper covered boards with linen shelf back, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. One of 300 numbered copies signed by de la Mare. A collection of three stories set in graveyards, including the "subtle ghostly tale, 'Winter.'" - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic (2000), p. 174. "... fictionalized ruminations on graveyard inscriptions." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 262. Briggs, Night Visitors, p. 224. Penzoldt, The Supernatural in Fiction, p. 259. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 120. A fine copy in near fine printed dust jacket with light wear at head and tail of spine panel, some mild dust soiling, and several tiny edge tears which have been internally mended with archival tape. (#75346).

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