STORIES IN GREY. Barry Pain, Eric Odell.

STORIES IN GREY. London: T. Werner Laurie, [1911]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-320 [first leaf blank except for small "a" on recto] a-g [h]: ads, title page printed in blue and black, original blue-green cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram on rear panel stamped in black. First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. "Mixed collection, including excellent weirds 'Smeath,' 'Rose Rose,' 'The Doll,' and 'Linda.' One of Pain's best collections from the standpoint of horror fiction; literate, ironic and vividly nasty in an understated manner." - Robert Knowlton. "The best of Pain's horror fiction." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 317. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1282. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 401. Bleiler (1978), p. 153. Hubin (1994), p. 624. NCBEL IV 698. Touch of rubbing along bottom edges and along outer front joint, free endpapers a bit tanned, a clean, nearly fine copy. Scarce. (#149268).

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