BURN WITCH BURN! Merritt.

BURN WITCH BURN! London: Neville Spearman, [1955]. Octavo, boards. Later edition. First published in Britain in 1934 by Methuen. "Celebrated weird mystery novel of witchcraft and deadly little dolls." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. "Reputations come and reputations go, but in the fields of science fiction and fantasy there is probably no other great reputation of the past that has suffered as much as that of A. Merritt. During the 1930's and 1940's he was widely considered the greatest fantasy writer of modern times... Is any of Merritt's work worth reading today, other than as historical documents? ... A sense of peril emerges from Burn, Witch, Burn!..." - Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers, p. 842. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-146. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1160. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 552. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 181-83. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10058. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#163162).

Price: $25.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"... first published in 1955 ..." on copyright page.