Tales from Far and Near RHYS Ernest 1859-1946 and DAWSON-SCOTT CA 1865-1934 (Catharine Amy)(editors) Publisher: D Appleton and Company Publish Year: 1930 Publish Place: New York & London Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 000677 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: No Jacket Binding: Cloth Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £20.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1930, 1st ed. In black cloth, corners lightly bumped and worn, couple of small marks, titles in red and black inks to white paper label. Spine, faded very slightly, titles in red and black to cream paper label, edges bumped slightly. Internally, no inscriptions, half title present, (x), , 386 pp, a series of 30 short and interesting stories from various writers including: Achmed Abdullah, Cecil Mann, Karel Capek, Aino Kallas, Knut Hamsun, John Galsworthy and many more. Rhys, Ernest Percival (1859-1946), writer and literary editor, was the editor of Everyman's Library. Beginning in 1906 with Boswell's life of Johnson, 153 volumes were published in the first twelve months; and when Rhys died, 983 volumes had appeared. See ODNB for a full Bio.