SEVEN GOTHIC TALES. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-x [xi-xiv] 1-420 [421-422: blank], title leaf and divisional leaves printed in red and black, title page printed in brown and black, original three-quarter red cloth and cream boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained red, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. Dinesen's first book, a collection of seven stories. "One of the most highly regarded modern authors of Gothic tales." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 127-28. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-63. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 542. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-103. Bleiler (1978), p. 61. Reginald 04395. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. A fine copy in good or better pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by F. J. Buttera) with wear and shallow nicks and tears along top and bottom edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, small chip from bottom edge of front panel, and mild age-darkening, mainly to spine panel. A pretty nice copy. (#159648).
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