London, South Kensington
1 November 2006
DE LA MARE, Walter (1873-1956). Silver. Gaylordsville, Connecticut: Privately Printed at the Slide Mountain Press, 1930. 16°. A single poem from 'Peacock Pie', pasted-in frontispiece of a scurrying rat. Original silver paper boards with small title label on spine. ONE OF NINE COPIES ONLY, THIS BEING NUMBER 8. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper 'To Ottoline with Love from J. Christmas 1930'. With original envelope, postmarked 24 December 1930.
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