De La Mare, Walter. London, 1930. 1st edition. Signed by the author. Limited edition, 257 of 300 copies. Woodcuts by Elizabeth Rivers. Very good.
Collection from the notable author of horror and the fantastic, in a pinkish linen binding. Signed by De La Mare on the limitations page, and including several lovely woodcuts. Spots to the covers; gently torn spine extremities, with bumping to the corners and edge. Exceptionally fine condition interior.
Walter John de la Mare OM CH (/ˈdɛləˌmɛər/; 25 April 1873 – 22 June 1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist. He is probably best remembered for his works for children, for his poem “The Listeners”, and for a highly acclaimed selection of subtle psychological horror stories, amongst them “Seaton’s Aunt” and “All Hallows”.