by L.P. Hartley
Dust jacket by Frank Utpatel
Limited Edition Hardcover - $150.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1948; 235 pp.; limited to 2000 copies. First Edition.
The Travelling Grave and Other Stories is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author L. P. Hartley. It was the author's first American collection of fantastic tales.
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean, bright, and unblemished; all corners are sharp; top and bottom of spone are bumped; minor wear along bottom edge of boards; gilt lettering on spine is bright; small very shallow dent in middle of back cover; pages are clean and bright.
Dust jacket front is clean, bright, and unblemished; minor chipping and creasing at top of spine; minor wear at bottom of front fold; flaps are clean and bright with original price ($3.00) unclipped; age yellowing along top edge and along folds; rear cover is clean.
Overall, this is a near fine copy of the book in a near fine dust jacket.CONTENTS
"A Visitor from Down Under"
"Three, or Four, for Dinner"
"The Travelling Grave"
"A Change of Ownership"
"Conrad and the Dragon"
"The Killing Bottle"