THE HOUSE WITH THE APRICOT and two other tales. H. E. Bates.
THE HOUSE WITH THE APRICOT and two other tales.
THE HOUSE WITH THE APRICOT and two other tales.
THE HOUSE WITH THE APRICOT and two other tales.

THE HOUSE WITH THE APRICOT and two other tales.

Pp. [iv]+62(last colophon, verso blank), cockerel device at centre of title page, plus 4 text illustrations by Agnes Miller Parker; med. 8vo; qr. dark green morocco, spine lettered in gilt, orange & green patterned cloth boards, the fore-corners a trifle rubbed, spine lightly faded; t.e.g., others uncut; the free endpapers lightly offset, a couple of spots of foxing; The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1933. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies, signed by the author. Chanticleer 90; Eads A19. *Edward Garnett's copy, inscribed to him 'in everlasting homage' by the author on the upper free endpaper. Later from the library of Sydney bibliophile David Levine, with his book label on the upper pastedown. Edward Garnett died four years after this book was published. He and Bates met in 1926, and H. E. Bates contributed a memoir of Garnett to Max Parrish's Personal Portraits series, in 1950. Item #162816

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