SCARED STIFF: TALES OF SEX AND DEATH. Los Angeles, California: Scream Press, 1986. Octavo, pictorial pink wrappers printed in black. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Campbell to David G. Hartwell on the title page: "For Dave -- / some / clammy / fancies! -- / all the best / from / Ramsey / Providence / 1986." Limited to 50 copies printed for distribution at the twelfth World Fantasy Convention held in Providence, Rhode Island 31 October–2 November 1986. Collects seven stories including "Stages" and "Merry May," first published here. "Sex is explicit here, to a degree unusual in Campbell's stories, and they are darker and more chilling for it." - Publishers Weekly. "To some of you, these stories will seem portraits of Hell. But if you're honest, your dreams may tell you differently." - Clive Barker. A fine copy. (#163993).
"WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION EDITION / October, 1986 / Providence, Rhode Island" on copyright page.