POWERS OF DARKNESS: A COLLECTION OF UNEASY TALES. London: Philip Allan, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-243 [244: blank] [245-256: ads], original green cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Original anthology collecting ten stories by Lord Dunsany ("The Two Bottles of Relish"), Birkin (as "Charles Lloyd"), Russell Thorndike and others. Part of the classic fourteen-volume "Creeps" series. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-23. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1329. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 11848. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Philip Simmonds) with hint of wear at edges. A stunning example of this very scarce in jacket. (#154538).
"First Impression of this Collection 1934" on copyright page.