STORIES FROM THE BIBLE.
Edition: First printing.
London: Faber & Gwyer Limited, (1929). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An adaptation of some of the stories contained in the first nine books of the Bible from Genesis to David slaying Goliath by this noted author and poet - As he comments in his introduction, this was written with the hope that despite all of its shortcomings, it might inspire young readers to return to the bible itself. A lovely edition, one of only 300 copies, printed on English handmade paper, and bound in quarter-vellum over aubergine cloth, with a woodcut illustrtion on the title page, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, top edge gilt. This copy is numbered 107 and SIGNED by de la Mare on the limitation page. xiv, 397 pp.
Condition: Very near fine - minor wear to the vellum spine, several pages still unopened.