TALES OF TERROR ... By Dick Donovan [pseudonym]. James Edward Preston Muddock, "Dick Donovan."

TALES OF TERROR ... By Dick Donovan [pseudonym]. London: Chatto & Windus, 1899. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-325 [326: blank] [327: publisher's device] [328: blank] + 32-page catalogue dated "Sept. 1899" inserted at rear, original pictorial burgundy cloth, front panel stamped in tan, white and black, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. "Wonderfully lurid sensational horror stories, in full-blooded manner of Victorian melodrama; story titles such as 'The Corpse Light,' 'The Cave of Blood,' and 'A Night of Horror' say it all." - Robert Knowlton. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 68. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-70. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 130. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-66. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 192. Bleiler (1978), p. 62. Reginald 10482. Bookseller blind stamp (W. H. Smith) at upper corner of front free endpaper. Cloth rubbed at corner tips, spine ends and along outer joints, two small spots on rear cover, offsetting to endpapers, partial hairline crack along upper part of inner front hinge, some moderate foxing, a very good copy of a scarce book. (#134545).

Price: $3,500.00

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