Category: Modern First Editions

OLD MAN'S BEARD Fifteen Disturbing Tales. Stock code: 14096

Author / Artist:

Wakefield, H. Russell


London: Geoffrey Bles. 1929


First edition, first printing. Publisher's [first state] original grey cloth with navy blue titles to the upper board and spine. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth clean and bright. The contents are without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps and other than as little spotting to the text block edge are clean throughout. An excellent example. Scarce in the first edition.




The author's second collection of supernatural tales includes "Old Man's Beard"; "The Last to Leave"; "The Cairn"; "Present at the End"; ""Look Up There!""; ""Written in Our Flesh""; "Blind Man's Buff"; "A Coincidence at Hunton"; "Nurse's Tale"; "The Dune" ; "Unrehearsed"; "A Jolly Surprise for Henri"; "The Red Hand"; "Surprise Item"; "A Case of Mistaken Identity".