CREEP, SHADOW! Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-10]  2-301 [302: blank], original decorated black cloth, spine panel stamped in green, top edge stained green, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough-trimmed. First edition. Boldly signed by Merritt on title page: "Shadows Creep - / A. Merritt." "Sequel of a sort to BURN, WITCH, BURN! ... A good mystery thriller, with even some moments of humor." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1162. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 553. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 740. In 333. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-146. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10059. A fine copy in a very bright, nearly fine pictorial dust jacket with just a touch of rubbing to front panel, hint of wear at head of spine panel, and very light dust soiling to rear panel. A stunning copy of a book rarely found signed by Merritt. (#149449).
First edition so stated on copyright page.