NOT LONG FOR THIS WORLD. Cecil Madden.

NOT LONG FOR THIS WORLD. New York: The Telegraph Press, [1936]. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-224 [note: first leaf is a blank], original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. Published earlier in Britain as MY GRIMMEST NIGHTMARE (1935). Original anthology with twenty-two stories by Cynthia Asquith, Algernon Blackwood, Marjorie Bowen, H. de Vere Stacpoole, Noel Langley, Theodora Benson, and others. The stories in this collection were originally broadcast in 1934 on the BBC program "Nightmares" produced by Cecil Madden. The compilation of the volume is sometimes mistakenly attributed to Cynthia Asquith. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-1. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 59. Bleiler (1978), p. 12. Reginald 10548. Touch of rubbing to cloth at edges, a nearly fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with wear along top and bottom edges and a chip from the center of the spine panel. (#152615).

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"First Printing in the United States, / March, 1936" on copyright page.