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The Connoisseur and Other Stories
New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1962. First. First American edition. Spine faded, and extremities moderately worn, front hinge strenthened, a sound and good copy lacking the dustwrapper. H.P. Lovecraft's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown, and his ownership Signature on the front fly. A collection of short fiction, some of a supernatural nature, and listed in "Bleiler. Lovecraft considered de la Mare one of his favorite authors. In a letter to Frank Belknap Long, Lovecraft wrote: "De la Mare can be exceedingly powerful when he chooses, and I only wish he'd choose oftener. Don't miss the volume of short stories entitled, The Return - especially Seaton's Aunt, The Tree, and Our of the Depths. I'm making space for Walter in my article." (11 June 1926). .
      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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