THE NIGHT SIDE: MASTERPIECES OF THE STRANGE & TERRIBLE. New York, Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-x [1-2] 3-372 [373-374: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], illustrations by Lee Brown Coye, original decorated black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition, first printing with "R" monogram on copyright page. Collects twenty-three stories by H. P. Lovecraft, John Metcalfe, Arthur Machen, Robert Bloch, Margery Lawrence, Ray Bradbury and others, with illustrations by Lee Brown Coye. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 527. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-257. Just a bit of tanning to edges of endpapers, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing at edges, mild tanning with light show through on rear panel, and clipped price. A very nice copy. (#152899).
First printing has publisher's "R" monogram on copyright page.