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    Daphne Du Maurier. The Apple Tree: A Short Novel and Some Stories. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1952. First edition. Octavo, boards. A fine copy in fine dust jacket (designed by Biro). A sharp copy a scarce book in a beautiful jacket.

    More Information: Six stories including the classic "The Birds." "... one of the bleakest end-of-the-world scenarios in the genre." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-101. The source for Alfred Hitchcock's well-known film of the same name.  The title story is one of her best supernatural tales. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 569. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 139. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, p. 467.

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