THE TOYS OF PEACE, and Other Papers. With a Portrait…

THE TOYS OF PEACE, and Other Papers. With a Portrait and a Memoir.

Edition: First printing

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1919. Secondary issue binding. light blue cloth lettered in black, all edges trimmed, no topstain, Bodley Head spine imprint (copies iwith the John Lane Company spine imprint are the US issue). xxiv, 303 pp + frontispice portrait. Spine yellowed, with small light foxing spots; light damp splashes on front cover; cheap wartime paper browned and brittle; just a little leaned; else a VG, tight and unworn copy, lacking the rare dust jacket, no owner name, inner hinges not cracked. A collection of 33 short stories published posthumously with a 16 page Memoir by Rothray Reynolds. Munro was killed in action in 1916. Includes including "The Wolves of Czernogratz" (a supernatural story) and "The Hedgehog" (his only ghost story). Bleiler (1978) p. 173. Scarce in first edition.

Book ID: 20654
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