GHOST STORY. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First British edition. Brief signed inscription by Straub to "Brian Perry" on recto of title leaf. "... 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 in nearly fine dust jacket with touch wear at upper right corner tip. (#150711).
"First published 1979" on copyright page.