POWERS OF DARKNESS: A COLLECTION OF UNEASY TALES. London: Philip Allan, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-243 [244: blank] [245-256: ads], original green cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Original anthology collecting ten stories by Lord Dunsany, Birkin (as "Charles Lloyd"), Russell Thorndike and others. Part of the classic fourteen volume "Creeps" series. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-23. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1329. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 11848. A fine copy in very good or better pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Philip Simmonds) with wear and shallow loss at spine ends and corner tips, rubbing along front flap fold, and several faint creases near the bottom edge of the front panel. Scarce in jacket. (#161232).
"First Impression of this Collection 1934" on copyright page.