SHORT STORIES OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY: BARRY PAIN. London, Bombay, Sydney: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., [1928]. Small octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-7 [8] 9-254 [255] [256: blank], original maroon cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained brown. First edition. "Pain's last original collection, issued posthumously. Thirteen stories. Several good pieces including 'The Tree of Death,' Oriental fable of arboreal vampire; 'The Reaction,' a drug induces visions of ecstasy, and horror; 'Not on the Passenger-List,' oft-reprinted nautical ghost story." - Robert Knowlton. With a short but insightful preface by series editor F. H. Pritchard. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-156. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1286. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-193. See Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1662-4. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 401. Bleiler (1978), p. 153. NCBEL IV 697. A fine copy in fine decorated dust jacket. (#118832).

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