Item #28169 THE CROCK OF GOLD. James Stephens.


London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1912. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1 [2] 3-311 [312] [313: blank] [314-315: "THE CHARWOMAN'S DAUGHTER /SOME PRESS OPINIONS" ] [316: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. Later edition. The first printing was October 1912 this copy "Reprinted Nov. 1912." A classic seriocomic treatment of the Little Folk and other figures of Irish myth interacting with a modern world of philosophers and policemen." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), pp. 175; 896. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-332. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1522. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 324-27. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 994. Waggoner, The Hills of Faraway 857. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 186. Reginald 13609. Inked name to front free end paper, darkening to end papers, some rubbing to cloth edges, some light staining, a very good copy with solid contents. (28169). Item #28169

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