THE GARDEN PARTY AND OTHER STORIES. Katherine Mansfield.

THE GARDEN PARTY AND OTHER STORIES.

With coloured lithographs by Marie Laurencin. Pp. [x]+318(last colophon), 16 coloured lithographs (10 full page), the title page printed in red & black, publisher's printed note tipped-in after title page; narrow cr. 4to; patterned paste-papered boards with gilt lettered red title label on spine, edges a trifle rubbed, slight bruise to top edge of upper board near spine, a little faint foxing; fore and bottom edges uncut; dust wrapper, edges slightly split, with a couple of tiny chips, the backstrip browned; a little light foxing; The Verona Press, London, 1939[1947]. First edition, limited to 1,200 numbered copies. Kirkpatrick D6. *A selection of 14 of Mansfield's stories, only five of which had also been included in the earlier collection with the same title. Designed by Hans Mardersteig of the Officina Bodoni. Though printed in 1939, the Second World War delayed actual publication of this book until 1947, when it was distributed by William Collins. The illustrations are in Marie Laurencin's typical pastel style. Item #107943

Price: $3,500.00

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