London: Selwyn & Blount Ltd., 1924. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First trade edition. Octavo, original brick-red cloth, paper label on spine. 76 pp + 8 pp publishers ads at rear, spare label tipped in at rear. Lower front corners bumped, otherwise a fine copy in dust jacket, minor rubbing and soiling. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #302323
¶ Three stories, each one based on graveyard epitaphs. Includes the subtle ghostly tale 'Winter'. De la Mare "make[s] a significant contribution to the supernatural genre by exploring new areas of the relationship between the everyday world, the magical and the macabre." - Neil Wilson, Shadows in the Attic .