SCARED STIFF: TALES OF SEX AND DEATH. [London]: Macdonald, . Octavo, boards. First British edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Campbell to David G. Hartwell on the title page: "For Dave -- / All the best! / Ramsey." 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. This edition adds "afterword" by Campbell dated 9 February 1989, pages 173-77. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#163994).
"This edition first published in Great Britain in 1989 ..." on copyright page.