First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles and stars motif to the spine. In dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout, with a different illustrator for each story. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean and bright throughout save for some very faint offsetting to the endpapers. In the original dustwrapper which bears a few short closed tears and three discoloured patches on the inside from tape repairs. Not price clipped (16s net to the front flap).
A collection of 'long short stories', all of which are published here in book form for the first time, and many of which are published here for the first time entirely.
Stock code: 18387