STRAYERS FROM SHEOL. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1961. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2070 copies printed. Collects fourteen stories, plus Wakefield's introduction, "Farewell to All Those!," in which he states that he has "written my last ghost story" and he believes "ghost story writing to be a dying art." Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-382. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-311. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1647. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-214. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with tanning to the spine panel and interior flap edges. (#155138).
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