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. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Copper to August Derleth on the title page: "August Derleth / All best wishes / Basil Copper / June 1967." Derleth took stories from this collection for AND AFTERWARD, THE DARK. See Barron, ed., Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-99 and 6-100. A fine copy. An important association copy. (#163736).
"First published in Great Britain by the New English Library Limited / in June 1967" on copyright page.