The Riddle & Other Stories by Walter De La Mare - July 1923, 3rd Impression
Condition – Good – Hard back, blue cloth covers, slight fading. Gilt title to spine. Slight bumping to corners and spine, some foxing but slight. Front cover has some browning. Tight throughout, complete and clean pages for age. A good book.
First printed May 1923 - This book, July 1923.
Published by Faber & Gwyer Ltd, London.
Size – 7 1/2 x 5 inch.
15 Short stories by the poet and novelist.
The Riddle and Other Stories (1923): 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; The Riddle; The Vats.
Walter John De La Mare was an English poet, short story writer and novelist, probably best remembered for his works for children and The Listeners. He was descended from a family of French Huguenots, and was educated at St Paul's School. His first book, Songs of Childhood, was published under the name Walter Ramal.