Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
First Tudor edition in the publisher’s box. The first version of Harry Clarke’s illustrations of Tales of Mystery and Imagination (without colour plates) was published in the UK in 1919, followed by an edition with colour plates in 1923.
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Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, illustrated label to front board, black endpapers, top edge black. With the pictorial dust jacket and housed in the original pictorial box. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 7 other plates, 24 black and white plates and tailpieces by Harry Clarke. Contemporary inscription to frontispiece recto. An excellent copy in a slightly edge-rubbed jacket with tiny closed tear to tail of spine panel; corners of box a little rubbed.