THE APPLE TREE: A SHORT NOVEL AND SOME STORIES. Daphne Du Maurier.

THE APPLE TREE: A SHORT NOVEL AND SOME STORIES.

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1952. Octavo, boards. First edition. Six stories including the classic "The Birds." "... one of the bleakest end-of-the-world scenarios in the genre." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-101. The source for Alfred Hitchcock's well-known film of the same name. The title story is one of her best supernatural tales. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 569. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 139. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, p. 467. Top of page edges foxed, a nearly fine copy in very good to nearly fine dust jacket with some mild rubbing to front spine fold, a touch of shelf wear to upper spine end and mild age darkening to white lettering of spine panel. (19660). Item #19660

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