DUMB-ANIMAL and Other Stories
Edition: First printing
London: Duckworth, 1930. Magenta cloth. Spine lightly darkened; three inch scratch to bright blue topstain; small bruise to upper outer corners of covers; else fine and fresh. Thin light blue jacket has light darkening and small tan spots to spine; nicks and small corner chips to spine tips, outer corners; one inch tear to lower spine fold and lower inner corner of front panel; VG otherwise, still quite attractive. This jacket was for the overseas market, with "Overseas Edition" on spine and no printed flap price. An edition of 5k copies. Sitwell was sued for libel because of the story "Happy Endings" resulting in the 691 unsold copies being withdrawn by the publisher in March, 1931. Fifoot OA17a.