GHOST STORY. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. Advance readers copy of the first edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Straub to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell on the 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. Uncommon. (#141689).