Arthur Machen - Ornaments in Jade, Alfred A. Knopf 1924, Limited 1st Signed Edition 116 of 1000
Limited 1st signed edition 116 of 1000
Published in New York 1924
In very good order pages clean with no marks pages yellowed.
46 pages plus blank pages at fron and back.
Green patterned end papers. Black cloth in good order with a few scuffs back and front. The spine label is chipped and rubbed, please see photos thank you.
The 10 stories, better described as prose poems, are lively and weird. Eerie and sometimes horrible.
Arthur Machen is the pen name of Arthur Llewellyn Jones (1863–1947), who was a leading Welsh author of the 1890s. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction. He also is well known for his leading role in creating the legend of the Angels of Mons.