# 43209

LOCKE, William J. (1863-1930)

The Town of Tombarel

$50.00 AUD

London : John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, 1930. First edition. Octavo (190 mm), publishers’ red cloth decorated and lettered in cream (superb), in the original pictorial dust jacket (chipped at corners and head of spine); top edge stained red; pp. 311, plus publisher’s ads. at rear; edges with very light spotting, some off-setting to endpapers, internally very clean throughout; an excellent copy, with related newspaper clippings from 1930 loosely inserted.

This collection of short stories by the British novelist, dramatist and playwright W. J. Locke was to be his last published work; he died in May, 1930.