The Strange Journeys of Colonel Polders.London: Jarrolds Publishers, 1950 Stock Code: 110365
First edition, first impression in the second issue binding (the first issue being black cloth). From the author's library, inscribed as such by Dunsany's wife on the front free endpaper, and dated 1958. In this work Colonel Polder's is put under a spell causing him to live the life of variety of animals, and a short time that of a jinn. Dunsany (1878-1957) was "unquestionably one of the most important writers of heroic fantasy of the century; a writer of great originality and charm" (Bleiler).
Octavo. Original green boards, title to spine in black. With dust jacket.
Boards a little bowed; an excellent copy in the jacket with spine ends a little creased and tips nicked.
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