POWERS OF DARKNESS: A COLLECTION OF UNEASY TALES. Charles Lloyd Birkin.

POWERS OF DARKNESS: A COLLECTION OF UNEASY TALES. London: Philip Allan, [1934]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-243 [244: blank] [245-256: ads], original green cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Original anthology collecting ten stories by Lord Dunsany, Birkin (as "Charles Lloyd"), Russell Thorndike and others. Part of the classic fourteen volume "Creeps" series. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-23. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1329. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 11848. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Philip Simmonds) with some shelf wear at edges, age-darkening to spine and rear panels, and 20x55 mm chip from top center of front panel. Formerly author / editor / publisher Donald A. Wollheim's copy with his name stamped in ink on rear free endpaper. Very scarce in jacket. (#149265).

Price: $750.00

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"First Impression of this Collection 1934" on copyright page.