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JAMES, M.R.

The Five Jars.

Being more or less of a fairy tale contained in a letter to a young person

Stock Code
105238
London, Edward Arnold & Co., 1922
£325

The Five Jars by M.R. James, master of the ghost story, is the author's only novel, taking the form of a fairy tale in which the narrator describes five stone jars containing a magical substance that allows its imbibers to engage with the fairy folk.

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Description

First edition; 8vo (215 x 150 mm, 8 1/2 x 6 in); 7 plates, plate 6 detached and loosely inserted, some spotting and browning, owner's inscription in ink to front free endpaper, small unobtrusive tear to top of front hinge; publisher's cloth, extremities bumped with some discolouration to spine and boards.

Bibliography

Bleiler, Checklist of Fantastic Literature, 172; Reginald 07816

Stock ID:105238

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