London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1952. Illustrated by Yunge-Bateman. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #21670
xi, 235pp. Green cloth stamped in gold on the spine. Corner tips a bit bruised, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Still a bright near fine copy in very good+ dustjacket with a short closed tear, mild toning and a couple of minute chips to the edges. Collects twenty short stories. Preface by Lord David Cecil. Illustrations and dustjacket art by Yunge-Bateman. The earliest recognized collection of children's ghost stories (The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, eds. Clute and Grant, 1997, p. 407).; Octavo.