Great Short Stories of the War Signed by Edmund Blunden 1st / 1st 1930
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode (1930). First UK edition of this collection of short stories. This is the limited edition signed by Edmund Blunden. Only 1 of 250 copies made on india paper. This is number 183. It is in very good condition with a strip of fading to the top of the front board and spine. There is a previous owner’s bookplate attached to the front free end paper. Overall a very good copy.
An impressive line up of authors have contributed a short story to this collection including Richard Aldington, Paul Alverdes, Sapper, Saki (H.M. Monro), Somerset Maugham, R.H. Mottram, Algernon Blackwood, Liam O’Flaherty, Henri Barbusse, Joseph Conrad, Ernest Hemingway and H.M. Tomlinson.