First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm with a minimal lean to the spine, the contents clean throughout and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper which has two short closed tears to the rear panel. Not price-clipped; correctly priced (21s. net) to the front flap.

The first appearance in book form of these eight stories, originally published in pulp magazines between 1935 and 1941. With an introduction by Philip Durham. (Hubin).

Stock code: 20590


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London: Hamish Hamilton.


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