MUNRO, H. H. ("Saki," 1870-1916). Beasts and Super-Beasts. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1914.

A presentation copy of the first edition of this story collection. Inscribed by the author: "to Lady Middleton with the author's good wishes. Hoping that these stories may counteract the gloom caused by an earlier book. H.H. Munro June 1914." Beasts and Super-Beasts gathered those short stories originally appeared in the Westminster and the Morning Post. Neither RBH nor ABPC record any inscribed copies of this title at auction.

Octavo. Original blue cloth (spine with slight lean, some rubbing, a few small stains). Provenance: Lady Middleton (authorial inscription).
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