THE CONNOISSEUR And Other Stories. Walter DE LA MARE.
THE CONNOISSEUR And Other Stories.

THE CONNOISSEUR And Other Stories.

London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., [1926]. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original brown gilt-decorated boards, brown buckram spine titled in gilt. [358] pp. Minor browning to endpapers, one upper corner slightly bruised & rolled; a very good, bright copy. Very Good. Item #311220

¶ Short story collection. Collects nine stories including ''All Hallows,'' one of de la Mare's best supernatural tales. Also present is 'Mr. Kempe,' a horror story of a mad recluse near Porlock. 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 [ 2000].

Price: $45.00