GHOST STORY. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First British edition. Export issue with no price printed on dust jacket flaps which are not clipped. Brief signed inscription by Straub to influential F&SF editor and publisher David G. Hartwell on the half title page. "... one of the seminal works of modern dark fantasy." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-286. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 81. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 607-11. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-208. King list, p. 391. Winter list, p. 271. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with 20 mm closed tear at bottom rear flap fold, 18 mm closed tear at top edge of front flap, and some rubbing along front flap fold. (#110903).
"First published 1979" on copyright page.