NOT AFTER NIGHTFALL: STORIES OF THE STRANGE AND TERRIBLE. London: A Four Square Book, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Four Square 1845. Collects eight stories. Copper's first collection of dark fantasy tales. "NOT AFTER NIGHTFALL includes the first publication of 'The Cave' and 'The Grey House,' two of Copper’s finest works, the latter an excellent haunted house story about a writer researching the diabolic history of the French estate he and his wife have been renovating. The book also collects 'The Janissaries of Emilion,' Copper’s highly regarded tale of a physicist who is killed by his dreams." - Boyd White. See Barron, ed., Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-99 and 6-100. Number "112" inked on front cover, cover edges rubbed, bookstore stamp on first page, a very good copy. (#160594).
"First published in Great Britain by the New English Library Limited / in June 1967" on copyright page.