AMONG THE LOST PEOPLE. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-292 [293-294: blank] [note: final leaf is a blank], original dark blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained light blue, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition, first issue. Aiken's third collection of short fiction. Twelve stories, including "Mr. Arcularis" and "Silent Snow, Secret Snow," two of his best and most famous horror tales. 1960 copies printed. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 2. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, pp. 2386-87. Bonnell A27. Top edge of text block dusty, a nearly fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with mild fading, minor loss at corner tips, some loss at spine ends with clear tape at corners, spine panel a bit rubbed and age-darkened, and minor stains to front panel. (#156636).
First printing has "A" and Scribner seal on copyright page.