Arthur Machen, Ornaments in Jade, 1924


A rare, signed, first-edition and limited edition of Arthur Machen’s mystical short stories.


Arthur Machen, Ornaments in Jade, 1924

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York in 1924. Arthur Machen, Ornaments in Jade is a beautifully produced limited edition book, signed by Arthur Machen.

Printed on high quality deckle-edge paper with elegant typography, this copy of Arthur Machen’s short stories is a lovely and rare book, in excellent condition.

Arthur Machen (1863-1947) is one of the first writers of modern supernatural, fantasy, and horror stories. Ornaments in Jade is considered one of his best collections of short stories.

This limited edition book was designed by T. M. Cleland and printed under his supervision by Pynson Printers. This copy is numbered 120 of one thousand copies. The book has green end-papers with a printed pattern. The hardback covers are embossed cloth with a printed label on the spine. The label is a little faded and chipped. The book is in excellent condition.

This copy of Arthur Machen, Ornaments in Jade is a book that will be delight any admirer of Arthur Machen’s work.

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