PAINTED DEVILS: STRANGE STORIES. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, . Octavo, tan wrappers printed in black. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Nine stories collected from earlier Aickman books; this selection not published in Britain. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-6. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-6. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-3. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket designed by Edward Gorey. Publishers' "compliments" card laid in. A very scarce proof. (#157651).