London: Elkin Mathews, 1919. Third Edition. Third edition. Octavo. Gray paper boards with linen spine, titles stamped in black on front cover and spine. 111 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author with tissue guard, signed "Dunsany" in facsimile below the portrait. Boards and spine darkened and stained towards the edges, upper edge and corners bumped, small old stain to edge of frontispiece portrait, a very good sound copy. Loosely laid in is a small eight paged pamphlet from Elkin Mathews & Marot (dating from the late 1920's) announcing their upcoming Spring publications. Item #311282
¶ A collection of 51 very short fantasy tales showing Dunsany's sardonic, dark humour. Joshi & Schweitzer 1A.9.a.3.