The Riddle and Other Stories
The Riddle and Other Stories

DE LA MARE, Walter. The Riddle and Other Stories.

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DE LA MARE, Walter The Riddle and Other Stories London: Selwyn & Blount Limited, 1923.

8vo., original cream buckram, ruled in blind to upper board; lettered in gilt to the same, as well as along the backstrip; title printed in red; pp. [xiii], 2-303, [v]; a little shelf worn and dusty, the spine a trifle darkened; internally a very bright copy, with light offsetting to endleaves and previous bookseller sticker to the front paste-down.
Limited to just 310 copies, this no. 276 signed by De La Mare.
As well as the title story, this collection comprises The Almond Tree, The Count's Courtship, The Looking-Glass, Miss Duveen, Selina's Parable, Seaton's Aunt, The Bird of Travel, The Bowl, The Three Friends, Lispet, Lispett and Vaine, The Tree, Out of the Deep, The Creatures, and The Vats.
Surprisingly scarce with the cloth so bright.