The Flames: A Fantasy

The Flames: A Fantasy

Stapledon, Olaf

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Secker and Warburg
Date Published: 1947
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 38688


84pp. Slim duodecimo [19 cm] 1/4 black pebbled cloth with decorative red and black patterned paper covered boards and a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good condition. Lightly rubbed at the extremities. There is a previous owner's name on the front free endsheet, and there is brief notation in pen on the title page. In a very good dust jacket, with light edge wear and several small closed tears in the edges. One of the tears has been backed with a small piece of tape. The jacket's spine is sunned. Price-clipped. Bleiler CFL. Bleiler Guide 1517. In Locke. Reginald 13552.


From the dust jacket- "The book takes the form of communications from a psychologist, writing from a mental home, to report to a scientific friend that he has conversed with a living and intelligent flame in a hearth-fire."

By This Author: Stapledon, Olaf
By This Publisher: Secker and Warburg