THRILLS, CRIMES AND MYSTERIES: A SPECIALLY SELECTED COLLECTION OF SIXTY-THREE COMPLETE STORIES BY WELL-KNOWN WRITERS. Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong, "John Gawsworth"

THRILLS, CRIMES AND MYSTERIES: A SPECIALLY SELECTED COLLECTION OF SIXTY-THREE COMPLETE STORIES BY WELL-KNOWN WRITERS. London: Associated Newspapers Ltd., n.d. [1936]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xiv 15-864, 30 full-page illustrations by Norman Keene, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in silver. First edition. 864-page partially original anthology collecting sixty-three crime and supernatural stories by Frederick Carter, Arthur Machen, M. P. Shiel, Hubert Crackanthorpe, Nugent Barker, Richard Middleton, Charles Duff, and many others, of which twenty-four appear here for the first time in print and eleven others appear here for the first time in a book. One of the better UK anthologies of the 1930s. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1600. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 14111. Early owner's signature on front paste-down. Bumps to upper spine end and lower front corner, and mild rubbing to rear cover, a bright, near fine copy. Uncommon in this condition. (#149764).

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